Journal of World History, vol. 26, no. 2 (2015)

The Journal of World History volume 26 number 2 features the following articles by world history scholars:

  • Nutritional Standards of Living in England and the Yangtze Delta (Jiangnan), circa 1644-circa 1840: Clarifying Data for Reciprocal Comparisons, by Kent Deng and Patrick O’Brien
  • The Soviet Union, the United States, and Industrial Agriculture, by Aaron Hale-Dorrell
  • Collective Learning: A Potential Unifying Theme of Human History, by David Baker
  • On the Precipice of Ruin: Consumption, Sumptuary Laws, and Decadence in Early Modern Portuguese India, by Nandini Chaturvendula
  • Book Reviews

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The Journal of World History publishes research into historical questions requiring the investigation of evidence on a global, comparative, cross-cultural, or transnational scale. It is devoted to the study of phenomena that transcend the boundaries of single states, regions, or cultures, such as large-scale population movements, long-distance trade, cross-cultural technology transfers, and the transnational spread of ideas.


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