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The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy
Why did modern economic growth start in the West, and not elsewhere? What was it about England that made it home to industrialization? Questions such as these, which surround the origins ofExpand
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The great divergence : China, Europe, and the making of the modern world economy
"The Great Divergence" brings new insight to one of the classic questions of history: Why did sustained industrial growth begin in Northwest Europe, despite surprising similarities between advancedExpand
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The Great Divergence
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The Great Divergence. China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern
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Beyond the East-West Binary: Resituating Development Paths in the Eighteenth-Century World
  • K. Pomeranz
  • History
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
  • 1 May 2002
Debate can advance scholarly discussion, and I am grateful to JAS for the chance to do so here. As much as possible, I would like to move forward by introducing additional arguments and evidence.Expand
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Putting Modernity in its Place(s)
Jack Goody’s work on the origins, spatial extent and defining characteristics of modernity has vigorously questioned claims that only European history led to assorted modern characteristics:Expand
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腹地的构建 : 华北内地国家社会和经济(1853~1937) = The making of a hinterland : state, society, and economy in inland North China, 1853-1937
This wholly original reassessment of critical issues in modern Chinese history traces social, economic, and ecological change in inland North China during the late Qing dynasty and the Republic.Expand
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The Resurgence of East Asia: 500, 150 and 50 Year Perspectives
1. Tribute and Treaties: Maritime Asia and treaty port networks in the era of negotiation, 1800-1900 2. A Frontier View of Chineseness 3. The East Asian Path of Economic Development: A long-termExpand
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The Great Himalayan Watershed: Water Shortages, Mega-Projects and Environmental Politics in China, India, and Southeast Asia
Since we tend to take water for granted, it is almost a bad sign when it is in the news; and lately there have been plenty of water-related stories from South, East, and Southeast Asia. They haveExpand
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