Prof. Margherita Zanasi
(Director of Asian Studies, Department of History at Louisiana State University)
Friday, May 20, 2016, 12:15 pm
VG, 2.101, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 7, 37073 Göttingen

This lecture explores the limits of adopting a modernization approach to the study of economic change in Qing China. Recent works have successfully “decentered” developmental determinism by questioning both the uniqueness of the European experience and the imposition on non-Western countries of derivative chronologies of modernity. They have especially focused on tracing the existence in China of those elements that

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