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Chieftains into Ancestors: Imperial Expansion and Indigenous Society in Southwest China

Chieftains into Ancestors describes the intersection of imperial administration and chieftain-dominated local culture in the culturally diverse southwestern region of China. The authors contemplate the crucial question of how one can begin to write the history of a conquered people whose past has been largely wiped out.


The Chinese State and the New Global History

Professor Wang Gungwu is the Chairman of the East Asian Institute and a University Professor at the National University of Singapore. In this book, he presents his insightful analysis of the state as an apolitical institution in the modern world and his idea of Chinese history up to the 20th century.


Economic History Society Annual Conference 2016

The 2016 Annual Conference will be held at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, Friday 1 – Sunday 3 April 2016.
Deadline of submission: 4 September 2015.


GDRI-EurasiaTrajeco Launches its Official Newsletter Service

The International Research Network in Comparative Economic History, a GDRI research programme hosted by CNRS and coordinated by Professor François Gipouloux, announces the release of a bimonthly newsletter on the EurasiaTrajeco website.


Economic History Association 2015 Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting of the Economic History Association, in Nashville, Tennessee, September 11-13, 2015. Graduate students are encouraged to attend the meeting. The Association offers subsidies for travel, hotel, registration, and meals, including a special graduate student dinner.



This book is written by Professor Cheung Sui Wai, the Director of Research Centre for Ming-Qing Studies, Research Institute for the Humanities at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Hinterlands and Commodities

Hinterlands and Commodities: Place, Space, Time and the Political Economic Development of Asia over the Long Eighteenth Century. Edited by Tsukasa Mizushima, University of Tokyo, George Bryan Souza, University of Texas, and Dennis O. Flynn, University of the Pacific.


2nd EurasiaTrajeco Conference Held in Paris

November 28-29 2014, the second Euroasiatrajeco international conference held in Paris EHESS. More than 30 scholars from China, Hong Kong, Japan, France, Israel, the Netherlands, Britain and other countries participated.


The 2nd International GDRI Conference Program

2nd EurasiaTrajeco conference: Connected Histories—Trading Networks Across the Eurasian Continent: Structures, Practices, and Socio-economic Impact Paris, EHESS, 28-29 November 2014 190-198, avenue de France, 75013 Paris /105 boulevard Raspail, 75006, Paris         Several...

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