The Magic of Concepts : History and the Economic in Twentieth-Century China
Rebecca E. Karl is Associate Professor of History at New York University. She is the author of
This afterword in place of a conclusion presents a brief meditation on the problem of the magic concepts in the renewed elaboration in China studies of a sinocentric universalism. By way of conclusion, the afterword intends to be melancholic about the prospects for a genuinely critical China studies for our contemporary times.