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Timothy Wright

Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

Tim Wright is Adjunct Professor in the School of Humanities, University of Western Australia, and Emeritus Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sheffield, UK. He has served as President of the Chinese Studies Association of Australia (1997-9), President of the British Association for Chinese Studies (2008-11) and Vice-President of the European Association of Chinese Studies (2006-8). His research focuses on modern Chinese economic history, especially economic fluctuations in the 1920s and 1930s, and on China’s contemporary political economy, particularly in relation to the coal industry. His publications include Coal Mining in China’s Economy and Society, 1895–1937 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984), The Chinese Economy in the Early Twentieth Century: Recent Chinese Studies (London: Macmillan, 1992) and The Political Economy of the Chinese Coal Industry: Black Gold and Blood-stained Coal (London: Routledge, 2012), as well as numerous journal articles.

Research expertise keywords

  • Economic History
  • Political Economy
  • Chinese History
  • History Of China

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