"Why is China so Big? Rethinking the Boundaries of Civilized Empire under the Qing"
Professor Kenneth Pomeranz
University of Chicago
Nov. 13, 2015
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Conrad A Elvehjem Building, Room L140
Prof. Pomeranz is a specialist on society and economy in late Imperial and twentieth-century China and the past president of the American Historical Association. His most recent book is The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy (2000), which won the John K. Fairbank Prize from the AHA, and shared the World History Association book prize.
Sponsored by: The International Division, Wisconsin China Initiative, Harvey Goldberg Center, and Department of History