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Did you know that this week marks both the birth and death of Mikhail Zoshchenko? Born on July 28, 1894, Zoshchenko was a leading Soviet satirist. His stories of the 1920s made him enormously popular with readers. In 1946 he was expelled from the Soviet Writers’ Union. He never recovered from this trauma and died of heart
This week, our featured book is China’s War on Smuggling: Law, Economic Life, and the Making of the Modern State, 1842–1965. Today we are happy to present a guest post from author Philip Thai on tariffs and unintended consequences. •  •  •  •  •  • Earlier this month, President Donald Trump fired the first salvos of an incipient
This week, our featured book is China’s War on Smuggling: Law, Economic Life, and the Making of the Modern State, 1842–1965, by Philip Thai!  Today we are happy provide an excerpt from the books introduction. Be sure to enter our drawing for a chance to win a free copy of the book!
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This week, our featured book is China’s War on Smuggling: Law, Economic Life, and the Making of the Modern State, 1842–1965, by Philip Thai! Throughout the week, we will be featuring content about the book and its author on our blog as well as on our Twitter feed and our Facebook page. Loading…