Saturday, November 23 / 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 199
Changing States and Changing Economies

Chair: Stefan Bargheer, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Wen Xie, University of Chicago

1. Serving God and Mammon: The ‘Minerals-Railway Complex’ and Its Effects on Colonial Public Finances in the British Cape Colony, 1810-1910.Abel Gwaindepi, Lund University.

2. Evolution and Structure of Business Groups in a Post-Revolutionary Economy: Privatization and Conglomerate Ownership in the Islamic RepublicKevan Harris, University of California, Los Angeles.

3. Seeing like the State: Understanding China’s Rural Land Reform from a Historical PerspectiveTiantian Liu, Johns Hopkins University.

4. The American State as Patchworked Leviathan: Rethinking the New Deal Agricultural Adjustment Agency as a Pocket of EffectivenessErin McDonnell, University of Notre Dame.

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