Mongol Rule and the Ming Dynasty in China


This course covers the rise and expansion of the Mongol Empire, its conquest of China, the policies and influence of the Yuan Dynasty, the isolationist policies and cultural flourishing of the Ming Dynasty, Zheng He's voyages and China's influence abroad, and the decline of the Ming Dynasty and the rise of the Qing Dynasty, as well as the Ming Dynasty's influence on literature, philosophy, and architecture.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of Mongol rule and the Ming Dynasty on Chinese history, culture, and society, as well as the ability to analyze and evaluate the historical, political, and cultural developments during these periods.

Course program

The Rise of the Mongol Empire
The Mongol Conquest of China
The Yuan Dynasty's Policies and Influence
The Ming Dynasty's Isolationist Policies and the Great Wall
The Ming Dynasty: Cultural Flourishing and Global Trade
Zheng He's Voyages and China's Influence Abroad
The Decline of the Ming Dynasty and the Rise of the Qing Dynasty
The Ming Dynasty's Influence on Literature, Philosophy, and Architecture