Gerth, Karl

Karl Gerth is Professor of History and Hsiu Endowed Chair in Chinese Studies at the University of California, San Diego. In addition to Unending Capitalism, he is also the author of As China Goes, So Goes the World, which explores whether Chinese consumers can rescue the global economy without exacerbating global problems, and China Made, a history of economic nationalism in China. After receiving his PhD from Harvard in 2000, he taught at the University of South Carolina, Oxford University, and moved to the University of California—San Diego in 2013.


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On his book Unending Capitalism: How Consumerism Negated China's Communist Revolution
(Our Cover Feature of March 10, 2021)