The US-China Relationship: Then and Now

CRN: 
9999
Course Dates: 
6 weeks: January 10, 17, 24, 31 February 7, 14, 2018
Times: 
Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m.
Instructor(s): 
Jim Lenburg
Course Catalogs: 
2018 Winter

Most international experts agree that the US-China relationship is the most important in the world today. Thucydides’s trap suggests that war is almost inevitable when a rising power challenges the dominant power. Is conflict inevitable or can the two nations escape Thucydides's trap?

Course Outline

Jim Lenburg (leroynitny@aol.com) retired after teaching history and humanities at Mars Hill University. In 2009 he began teaching courses at College for Seniors. Jim’s major interests are US-China relations, American foreign policy and post-World War II social history.