In Theory co-host Simon Brown interviews Andrew B. Liu, assistant professor of history at Villanova University, about his new book, Tea War: A History of Capitalism in China and India (Yale University Press, 2020).

Simon Brown is a primary editor at the JHI Blog and a PhD candidate in history at the University of California, Berkeley. You can follow him on twitter.

Featured Image: Circa 1820, from the Kelton Collection. Courtesy of Christie’s.