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Wanli Dilemma  Demo

Simplified Confucianism in China 1587 Game for Conference Play

Edited by Nicholas Proctor based on full-length game by Daniel K. Gardner and Mark C. Carnes


This is an abbreviated, edited, and altered version of Confucianism in China 1587 intended for use as a demo of Reacting to the Past pedagogy for faculty. It is meant to be used in a 1.5-2 hour session, where participants will spend an hour or so in gameplay. It is suitable for 6-26 players.

ABOUT THE GAME

Details

Disciplines
Philosophy, Asian History, Religion, Political Science and Government


Era 
16th Century

Geography

East Asia


Level
Microgame (what's that mean?)

Using the Game

Gameplay Time  
This microgame is designed to be played in one session. It is not recommended for classroom use.


Gameplay Size

This microgame is recommended for groups of 12-21 faculty.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Daniel K. Gardner

Daniel K. Gardner is the Dwight W. Morrow Professor of History at Smith College and the author of many books and articles on the Confucian and Neo-Confucian tradition in China. His books include The Four Books: The Basic Teachings of the Later Confucian Tradition and Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction.


Mark C. Carnes

Mark C. Carnes is professor of history at Barnard College and creator of Reacting to the Past. He is the author of many books in American history and general editor of the 26-volume American National Biography, published by the ACLS and Oxford University Press.

QUESTIONS

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