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Gate of Heavenly Peace The Chinese and Their Revolution

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ISBN-10: 0140062793

ISBN-13: 9780140062793

Edition: 1983

Authors: Jonathan D. Spence, Jonathan D. Spence

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List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/1982
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.10" wide x 7.70" long x 1.23" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Jonathan D. Spence was born in England and received his B.A. from Cambridge University. In 1966 he received his Ph.D. from Yale University and has been a professor of Chinese history there since that time. Spence has won a variety of major fellowships and has served as visiting professor at Belfast's Queens University, Princeton University, and Beijing University. He employs a distinctive writing and historical style, weaving together various kinds of materials to fashion new forms of historical narrative. The best examples of his unique style are The Death of Woman Wang (1979) and The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci. In his works, Spence provides a uniquely accessible vision of late imperial…