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天下论坛(第179期)

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天下论坛第179


Topic:Globalization and Trans-Pacific Exchanges between China and America: Material Culture, Food, and People

SpeakersProfessorEvelyn Hu-DeHart

ChairProfessor Gao Weinong (高伟浓)

VenueMain Campus, Second Social Sciences Building 610

TimeMonday, 8 October 2018 / 3-5pm


Description:

In this lecture, Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Professor of History, American Studies, and Ethnic Studies, follows exchanges between China and America from the Ming to the Qing dynasties. She focuses on the exchange of American silver for Chinese silk, porcelain and other fine products via Manila, which was colonized by Spaniards from Mexico.  Professor Hu-DeHart also offers a close-up view of the trans-Pacific exchange of food and agricultural products, as well as the early migrants from Asia to America.