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Dubious Distinctions: Why Europe, not China was Responsible for the Great Divergence?

Professor Michael Adas

A Global China Research Centre seminar
Date30 January 2019
Time12:30 to 14:30
PlaceAmory B106

Professor Michael Adas is the Abraham E. Voorhees Professor and Board of Governor’s Chair at Rutgers University. His books include Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance (1989) and Dominance by Design: Technology, Social Engineering and America’s Civilizing Mission (2006). His talk will be related to a collaborative book project he is currently working on. It will focus on the early modern developments in Western Europe and China.


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