Understanding China - Modern

The Making of Modern China: The Ming Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty (1368-1912)
Understanding China through Comics, Book 4 – Online Book Group
by Jing Liu
January 29 – February 18, 2020
3 Sessions; 6 PD Hours
Moderator:  Karen Kane

This fourth volume in the Understanding China Through Comics series covers the stunningly productive Ming dynasty and its fall to the Manchus under the Qing, the last Chinese dynasty. The book also addresses Wang Yangming's School of Mind and the painful process of modernization and conflict with the West and Japan, including the Opium Wars and the Boxer Rebellion.