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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CORE 444 - Perspectives in World Culture

Prerequisites: Core seminar, required for graduation CORE 101  through CORE 105  and at least sixth semester standing
All societies share in the struggle between the forces of order and chaos. In this course students explore this struggle, examining cross-cultural connections between Western culture and the cultures of India and China and investigating the similarities and differences among these cultures.

Readings include selections from: Time Frames in History, Our Oriental Heritage, Rig Veda, Kathopanisad, Arthashastra, Asoka’s Rock Edicts, The Gandhi Reader, Saints of India, The Koran, I Ching, Anthologies of Chinese Literature, Mao’s Red Book, Sources of Chinese Traditions, Chinese Civilization: A Source Book, and China, A New History.

3 credits
Fall, Spring

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