The PRC History Review


The PRC History Review

Volume 5  Number 1  October 2020
 PRC History Roundtable 
Karl Gerth, Unending Capitalism: How Consumerism Negated China’s Communist Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2020)



Editor’s Introduction: The Stakes of “State Consumerism”

Fabio Lanza, University of Arizona

Consumption, Consumerism, Capitalism

Jacob Eyferth, University of Chicago

Capital and Consumerism: Reflections on Karl Gerth’s New Book

Peter C. Caldwell, Rice University

Engaging Gerth’s Sleights (of Hand)

Rebecca E. Karl, New York University

Erasing Socialism

Laurence Coderre, New York University

Socialistic but not Socialist

Lewis Siegelbaum, Michigan State University

Luxury, Plenty, Everything.

Benjamin Kindler,  Columbia University 

Self-Expanding Consumerism?

Alexander F. Day, Occidental College

The Unfinished Historical Task in China’s Long Twentieth Century

Peidong Sun, CERI, Sciences Po Paris


Karl Gerth, University of California, San Diego

Commodities, Consumption and the Advertising Image: A Rejoinder to the Roundtable Review of Unending Capitalism

Tani E. Barlow, Rice University 


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