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Knowledge Formation and Economic Divergence between China and the West

Chair: Professor Patrick O'Brien FBA (LSE)

This public panel discussion was held in connection with the two-day British Academy Conference on 'The Production and Circulation of Printed Books in the Occident and Orient, from the Accession of the Tang Dynasty (c.618) to the First Industrial Revolution' (14-15 February 2013).

Opening lecture: Professor Ken Pomeranz (Chicago)

Respondents: Professor Bill Bell (Edinburgh); Professor Mark Elvin (Oxford); Professor Peer Vries (Vienna)