Eugenia Lean

Eugenia Lean

Columbia University

History of Modern China

eylean@ias.edu

Statement:  Eugenia Lean’s research examines how modern China has navigated global industrial capitalism. Whereas past scholars have characterized Chinese men-of-letters as suspicious of global science, industry and commerce, her book study demonstrates how cultural entrepreneurs in early twentieth century China leveraged their literary skills into industrial, chemical and commercial success.

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