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Part Two: Ken Pomeranz Answers Five Questions About China’s Early Economy

Posted by: Dan Turello

This is part two of a two-part interview. Read the first part here. DT: We’ve covered philosophical traditions, and some key texts about commerce. What about banking and currency? What were the media of exchange? How did they develop over time? One thing that is striking, especially to somebody who is familiar with monetary history …

Sweeping view from the floor of a great room, looking upwards past marble columns and arches to a grand golden-colored dome

Ken Pomeranz Answers Five Questions About China’s Early Economy

Posted by: Dan Turello

Kenneth Pomeranz is a University Professor of History at the University of Chicago. His work focuses on China, and on comparative and world history. He has researched and written about social, economic, and environmental history, as well as state formation, imperialism, religion, gender, and other topics. As the Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of …