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  • Left: Roman in his toga (Ancient Rome); Right: A pair of horsemen (Eastern Han) 1

    Han China and Ancient Rome

    With the participation of teachers from all over the U.S., the Teach China program develops multi-disciplinary curriculum units aligned with national standards. In July 2001, […]

  • The Beijing Central Business District, or Beijing CBD is the primary area of finance, media, and business services in Beijing, China. 1

    Reform Era

    Introduction Over the last thirty years, the People’s Republic of China has undergone a series of dramatic economic and social reforms and consequently developed at […]

  • Chart of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, ending poverty, protecting the planet, and ensuring prosperity for all. 1

    Sustainability in China

    Featured Resources Related to Study Tours Summer 2010, “History, Culture, and Sustainable Development” & Spring 2011, “Yunnan – Continuous Change, Enduring Traditions” An inescapable remark […]

  • Li Dan ‘Tourists at the Wenshu Temple in Chengdu taking a souvenir photograph’ 1983 2

    Humanism in China: A Contemporary Record of Photography

    In this lesson, students will examine early photographs of China and the attached cartoon: A “Magic Lens”. This introduction to the early history of photography […]

  • Cultural revolution poster 1

    Political Change as Seen Through Posters

    In this lesson, students will identify shifts in themes and values represented in Chinese political posters ranging from the Mao Zedong era to the Deng […]

  • Main Stage of Forbidden City Map 4

    Beijing and Nanjing: China’s Capital Cities Resources

    Beijing & Nanjing – China’s Late Imperial and Modern Capitals For over five centuries, Beijing was the imperial capital for both the Ming (1368 – […]

  • Cover image of elementary school textbook depicting Red Guards from Guangxi 1971. Image shows three young Chinese Red Guards during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. 1

    Art and the Cultural Revolution

    Students will examine the use of art as propaganda during the Cultural Revolution through a series of posters. They will learn a brief overview of […]