Tag Archives: Asia

Honors for Jacobs

Congratulations to History Associate Professor Seth Jacobs, winner of the New England Historical Association’s James P. Hanlan Book Award for his work, The Universe Unraveling: American Foreign Policy in Cold War Laos. The NEHA is a professional association of over … Continue reading

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World History Association Book Prize

Professor of History Prasannan Parthasarathi has won the 2012 World History Association Book Prize for his work, Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not: Global Economic Divergence, 1600-1850. The WHA, considered the foremost organization for the promotion of world history … Continue reading

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Why Europe and not Asia?

Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not: Global Economic Divergence, 1600–1850, by Boston College Associate Professor of History Prasannan Parthasarathi, offers a new answer to the question of why Europe industrialized from the late 18th century, but Asia did … Continue reading

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