CAH2841 - Historical Figures of China

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course chooses one or more important historical figures of China and examines the best available literary and historical evidence about the chosen historical figures and their historical significances. It also examines how these chosen historical figures contributed to their times. It uses the chosen historical figures as a point of departure for discovering a wide range of problems and approaches that typify the field of Chinese history. It discusses methodologies for interpreting that historical evidence and assesses the most updated research outcomes, in order to help students make their own judgments and draw their own conclusions.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Chinese and History