The USC U.S.-China Institute talks with author David M. Lampton on his new book, which examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.
Gold is an ancient store of value. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are recent inventions. Price swings for both can be dramatic. Gold has almost reached its 2011 peak. Bitcoin has climbed rapidly, but is still only a bit more than half the price it was in December 2017.
Sinn, Pacific Crossing: California Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong (April 2, 2013)
Elizabeth Sinn's book was reviewed for H-Empire by Mathew Brundage and is published here under Creative Commons license.