Introduction to Western specialists on China’s history (Part 1)

Joseph W. Esherick

Joseph W Esherick is an expert on Chinese History. In Ancestral Leaves, he gives us a human history of China from the 14th century to the Cultural revolution seen through the lives of the Ye family. The Ye family was an elite family of a middling sort. (p Xi)

The Origins of the Boxer Uprising won the 1987 John K Fairbank Prize. An excellent history.

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