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THE PENDULUM SWINGS AGAIN: RECENT DEBATES ON CHINA'S PREWAR ECONOMY

  • Niv Horesh (a1)
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The aim of this brief survey is to provide a critical review of studies of China's economic history recently published by prominent Western scholars. It will explore two veins of scholarly debates that underlie Western perceptions of both China's past and its trajectory of future development, and also consider the historic significance of joint-stock enterprise in China as opposed to Britain and Japan.

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