China in World History

China expert Sara Schneewind explores Ming maritime expeditions, exchanges East to West in history, and confronting the practice of foot binding in three videos. Her engaging presentations are perfect for the classroom or to increase your understanding of these subjects.

Background articles, primary sources with DBQ and lesson plan suggestions are also included as well as PowerPoint slideshows for each program

Two PD hours are available for each module.

How to Participate – View online video presentations any time. Access to videos is completely free of charge, but educators must sign in or register on the program site www.asiaforeducators.org.


Ming Voyages in China’s History:
The Truth about the Maritime Expeditions Led by Zheng He of the Ming Dynasty 

Video Presentation
Duration: 48 min
2 PD Hours
Speaker: Sarah Schneewind

 

 

Easternization (not “Westernization”): Modernity is a Global Formation 
Video Presentation
Duration: 35 min
2 PD Hours
Speaker: Sarah Schneewind

 

 

 

Footbinding:
Confronting the Very Strange 

Video Presentation
Duration: 34 min
2 PD Hours
Speaker: Sarah Schneewind