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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. 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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