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Asia in the Great Divergence Special Issue

The Economic History Review Special Issue:

Asia in the Great Divergence

Asia in the Great Divergence

Editors’ introduction
Stephen Broadberry and Steve Hindle

Wages, prices, and living standards in China, 1738–1925: in comparison with Europe, Japan, and India
Robert C. Allen, Jean-Pascal Bassino, Debin Ma, Christine Moll-Murata and Jan Luiten Van Zanden

Prices, the military revolution, and western Europe's comparative advantage in violence
Philip T. Hoffman

Indigo and law in colonial India
Tirthankar Roy

Wages, unions, and labour productivity: evidence from Indian cotton mills
Bishnupriya Gupta

Technological leadership and late development: evidence from Meiji Japan, 1868–1912
John P. Tang

Human capital, migration, and a ‘vent’ for surplus rural labour in 1930s China: the case of the Lower Yangzi
James Kai-Sing Kung, Nansheng Bai and Yiu-Fai Lee

Height and living standards in North Korea, 1930s–1980s
Sunyoung Pak, Daniel Schwekendiek and Hee Kyoung Kim

Ottoman de-industrialization, 1800–1913: assessing the magnitude, impact, and response
Şevket Pamuk and Jeffrey G. Williamson

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