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Ming-te Pan

Associate Professor


Ph.D., History, University of California, Irvine
MA, History, University of California, Los Angeles
MA, History, National Taiwan Normal University
BA, History, National Taiwan University


  • Asia
  • China
  • Japan
  • legal history of the late imperial China
  • social/economic history of the late imperial China


  • 1996,"Rural credit and the concept of 'peasant petty commodity production' in Ming-Qing Jiangnan" The Journal of Asian Studies. 55:1.
  • 1989: "The small peasant economy in North China: development or underdevelopment?"
  • Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities, Academia Sinica, vol.2:1. Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.
  • 1986: "Pawn-broker" in Yu Tsung-hsien ed. The Encyclopedia of Economics: Economic History. Taipei: Lianjing Chubanshe. pp. 144-153.
  • 1985: Study of Pawnshop in Modern China (1644-1937), Taipei: Institute of History, National Taiwan Normal University. History Monograph no. 13.

Awards and honors

1993: The China Times Cultural Foundation Young Scholar Award. China Times Cultural Foundation, Long Island, New York.

1990: The David and Jeanne Tappan Award in Chinese Studies. Humanities Associates, University of California, Irvine. 

Classes taught

  • Traditional Asia
  • Modern Asia
  • Modern China
  • Modern Japan
  • 20th Century
  • World History
  • Society in Late Imperial China
  • History in the Age of Computer