• Philip ScrantonEmail author


In 1971 and 1972, an expatriate Polish socialist journalist and a senior Harvard economist visited China—the first to assess the Cultural Revolution’s implications, and the second to evaluate China’s economy through American lenses. Each did some of the other’s work, too, K. S. Karol discussing industrial relations with Shanghai workers and John K. Galbraith attending to political sentiments as the Nixon-Mao “thaw” matured.

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  1. 1.Department of HistoryRutgers UniversityCamdenUSA

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