Is Wealth Virtuous? Is Consumption Ethical? Dispatches from Seventeenth-Century Japan

Mary Elizabeth Berry, Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley

Between roughly 1600 and 1700 Japan went through a social revolution resulting from swift urbanization and the penetration of a market economy. This lecture explores the economic culture of the period by focusing on the meanings, value, and purposes of "profit."

Tuesday, November 06, 2012 | 4:15 pm — 5:30 pm | RSVP
Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Center for East Asian Studies
Department of History