Comparative History as Comparative Advantage: China's Potential Contribution to the Study of Ancient Mediterranean History

7 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2008

Abstract

This paper argues that Chinese historians of the Greco-Roman world can and should make a significant contribution to this field by promoting the comparative analysis of ancient civilizations in eastern and western Eurasia.

Keywords: Greece, Rome, China, Comparative History

Suggested Citation

Scheidel, Walter, Comparative History as Comparative Advantage: China's Potential Contribution to the Study of Ancient Mediterranean History. Princeton/Stanford Working Papers in Classics Paper No. 040601. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1096414 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1096414

Walter Scheidel (Contact Author)

Stanford University ( email )

Stanford, CA 94305-2145
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www,stanford.edu/~scheidel

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