Guest
Peter Perdue, Professor of History

Previous Episodes

bozovic

January 21, 2015
Guest: Marijeta Bozovic, Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Subject: Radical Poetics after the Soviet Union

armstrong

December 3, 2014
Guest: Carol Armstrong, Professor of Art History
Subject: Cézanne's Gravity

de

November 19, 2014
Guest: Rohit De, Assistant Professor of History
Subject: Law and Life in India

auld

November 12, 2014
Guest: Graeme Auld, Visiting Associate Professor of Canadian Studies and Political Science
Subject: The rise and evolution of forest, coffee, and fisheries certification

lombard

November 5, 2014
Guest: Louisa Lombard, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Subject: Central African Republic

 

more...

Episode: March 2, 2011

12:27

Professor Perdue is the author of two widely-acclaimed books: Exhausting the Earth: State and Peasant in Hunan 1500-1850 A.D. and China Marches West: The Qing Conquest of Central Eurasia. He has also written on grain markets in China, agricultural development, and environmental history. Professor Perdue’s research interests lie in modern Chinese and Japanese social and economic history, history of frontiers, and world history. We talk with him about Chinese cultural and economic associations with tea, examined in historical perspective.

Learn more about Peter Perdue.