HIST 090D. A Global History of Chinese Labor

This course is a survey of Chinese labor history, analyzing how Chinese workers have influenced the course of history on a global scale by mass migrations and participation in social and political movements since the nineteenth century. Some of the topics include Chinese labor migrations to European plantations, the role of workers in China's anti-colonial struggle, Mao Zedong's theory of class struggle, and gender-labor relations in the post-1978 Reform period.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history

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