James A. Millward is Professor of History in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. His work has focused on the relations and linkages between China and Xinjiang, Mongolia and Tibet, as well as the silk road and Central Asia more generally. He is author of The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2013), Eurasian Crossroads: A History of Xinjiang (Columbia University Press, 2007), and Beyond the Pass: Economy, Ethnicity, and Empire in Chinese Central Asia, 1759-1864 (Stanford University Press, 1998).

Last Updated: May 2, 2014



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