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萧•建业

Victor Seow

萧建业,哈佛大学科学史助理教授,主要研究现代中国和日本的技术、工业和环境历史。本文取自他正在撰写的一部有关现代东亚发展历程中的能源体制的著作。

Victor Seow is assistant professor of the history of science at Harvard University. His work focuses on the history of technology, industry, and the environment in modern China and Japan. This piece is drawn from a book he is completing on energy regimes in the making of modern East Asia.