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is Professor of History at University of California, Irvine. He has written
The Making of a Hinterland: State, Society and Economy in Inland North China, 1853-1937
(winner of the American Historical Association’s Fairbank prize, 1994);
The Great Divergence: China, Europe and the Making of a Modern World Economy
(which won the Fairbank prize and the World History Association annual book prize, 2001); and co-authored
The World that Trade Created.
Papers from this author
Continuities and Discontinuities in Global Development
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