Using Business History to Understand Present-Day China

 The media and academia are full of studies trying to understand the rise of China as a super-power.  In which way does a historian’s view help us to understand this process.  Philip Scranton provides us with some of his thoughts about this.

More on Philip Scranton 

A bibliography of works authored by Philip Scranton 


More on Philip Scranton:

Scranton, Philip (1997), Endless Novelty: Specialty Production and American Industrialization, 1865-1925. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Scranton, Philip (2003), Proprietary Capitalism: The Textile Manufacture at Philadelphia, 1800-1885. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Scranton, Philip (1989), Figured Tapestry: Production, Markets, and Power in Philadelphia Textiles, 1855-1941. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press