Kenneth Pomeranz

Kenneth Pomeranz is Professor of History at University of California, Irvine. He has written The Making of a Hinterland: State, Society and Economy in Inland North China, 1853-1937 (winner of the American Historical Association’s Fairbank prize, 1994); The Great Divergence: China, Europe and the Making of a Modern World Economy (which won the Fairbank prize and the World History Association annual book prize, 2001); and co-authored The World that Trade Created.