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Search for Modern China

Search for Modern China( )
Author: Spence, Jonathan D.
ISBN:978-0-393-30780-1
Publication Date:Oct 2001
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

"A remarkable achievement...vivid...fluent, graceful.... A publishing event."--Boston Globe

Book Details
Pages:912
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / China
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.3 x 9.3 x 1.9 Inches
Book Weight:2.21 Pounds
Author Biography
Spence, Jonathan D. (Author)
Jonathan D. Spence was born in Surrey, England on August 11, 1936. He received a B.A. in history from Clare College, Cambridge University and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. He was Sterling Professor of History at Yale University from 1993 to 2008. As a historian specializing in Chinese history, he wrote several books including The Search for Modern China, The Death of Woman Wang, and The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci. The Gate of Heavenly Peace won the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the Henry D. Vursell Memorial Award of the American Academy-Institute of Arts and Letters.

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