Industrial Eden: Missionaries, Developmental States, and a Chinese Capitalist Family, 1900-1952

Manuscript Review: Brett Sheehan

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Friday, April 13, 2012

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Ahn Family House (AHN), USC

Leading scholars in the field of Chinese history will discuss a new book manuscript by Brett Sheehan, Associate Professor of History at USC, entitled Industrial Eden: Missionaries, Developmental States, and a Chinese Capitalist Family, 1900-1952. Manuscript discussants include Sherman Cochran, Professor of History at Cornell University, and Parks Coble, Professor of History at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Brett Sheehan is Associate Professor of Chinese history at the University of Southern California. He is the author of Trust in Troubled Times: Money, Banking and State-Society Relations in Republican Tianjin, 1916-1937, Harvard University Press, 2003, and numerous articles and book chapters. In his new book, he explores the relationship between authoritarian developmental states and capitalism from about 1900 to 1953 in China.

Graduate students and faculty from USC and the community are welcome to attend. Interested attendees must read the manuscript. To secure your spot and request a copy of the manuscript, please rsvp to eascrsvp@dornsife.usc.edu

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  • East Asian Studies Center
  • University of Southern California
  • 823 W. 34th Street
  • College House (CLH 101)
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089