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The Making of a Hinterland: State, Society, and Economy in Inland North China, 1853-1937

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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. Using many new sources, Kenneth Pomeranz argues that the development of certain regions entailed the systematic underdevelopment of other regions. He maps changes in local finance, ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published August 3rd 1993 by University of California Press (first published July 4th 1993)
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Sylvia Zhou
Sep 28, 2017 rated it liked it
嗯。。。实在是不太能看得下去经济史的书,当然都是自己的原因
讲理论的部分还可以理解,但一开始分析各种利率、比价,就完全看不懂了。
如果我理解正确,所谓“腹地的构建”,就是指华北内地因为人为的政策影响,导致了地区发展失衡,甚至落后;又通过“贫困”这一经济描述,将相邻但不同的区域统合到“腹地”这个概念下。
好吧。。。我也不知道对不对,因为真的没怎么看懂:(
Josh Brett
Apr 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
took a while, but finally made that hinterland. Pomeranz surprisingly seems to be on the opposite side of the historiographical debate that he later became so "famous" for.
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