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HIST4620

Worlds Apart? China in the Early Modern World Economy
Credit Hours:
3 hours

Chinese economic history in world perspective, from the medieval commercial revolutions to the 19th-century crisis. The rise of European-dominated industrial capitalism was a reversal of long-term trends of a China-centered world system. A comparative approach will explain how the Chinese and European economic trajectories diverged between labor intensive commercialization and land-intensive capitalism.

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