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Historical Relic Treasures and Cultural China: Part 1

Discover the fascinating beauty and magic of Chinese civilization, from agriculture to music to acupuncture.

Start Date: Feb 26, 2014 Topics: Architecture, General History, General Music, Astronomy

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Course videos are presented in Mandarin with English subtitles. Chinese archaeology is one of the fastest-growing and most exciting fields of study in China. With a wealth of cultural relics unearthed this past century, the worlds fascination with Chinas rich history has been renewed. This course will examine 15 unique cultural relics identified by scholars as important to Chinese civilization. We will focus on the fields of agriculture, astronomy, music, metallurgy, textiles, architecture, painted pottery, jade articles, bronze ware, shipbuilding and acupuncture. We will ignite your curiosity as we explore how these treasures reveal Chinas past, and guide the future of Chinese culture. 15

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  • Dates: Feb 26, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructors: Gu Tao, Peng Lin
  • Institution: EdX
  • Topics: Architecture, General History, General Music, Astronomy

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