Kate Merkel-Hess

Kate Merkel-Hess teaches in the history department at Penn State University. She is a regular contributor to The Times Literary Supplement and was a co-editor of the anthology China in 2008: A Year of Great Significance (2009).


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Country People

The urban-rural divide did not just happen: it was the result of specific, historical processes....

Country People
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