I promise that I wasn’t trying to be ridiculous.
The Shebotu market is still about half the size it will be at its peak later in the summer
Forget the Shanghai Auto Show. The real fun was in Hangzhou.
Short Q&A video produced by the Fudan Development Institute. https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/O_lXJjOkW54Rjoqt8kN1nQ
New in the Journal of Global History, Volume 14, Issue 1 Many roads from pasture to plate: a commodity chain approach to China’s beef trade, 1732–1931 The advent of refrigerated transport made fresh beef a global commodity, linking South American and Australian producers to hungry consumers in Europe and North America. With vast supplies of…
The woman making the cheese was a genuine expert–with her two burners running, it was like watching an 80s DJ spin turntables
Shanghai is like nowhere in the world. It is one of a very few places that just demands to be written with an exclamation point.
And now I am in it.
Everything passed through Yunnan: goods, armies and culture.
We know it wasn’t General Tso’s chicken, but what was on the table in a Chinese household?
Here’s a few minute-long clip from my talk at NYU-Shanghai last February