Timothy Brook on The Price of Collapse

New Books in Economic and Business History | 4 January 2024 | 0h 37m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Timothy Brook about his book The Price of Collapse: The Little Ice Age and the Fall of Ming China. Argues that environmental disaster sparked the fall of the Ming Dynasty. Discusses inflation in Ming China, how it connects to climate change, and how short-term environmental shocks can cause a market to break down.

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