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Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of Chinese History at the University of California Irvine, the author of books such as China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford, 2010 and 2013 updated edition), and Co-Editor of Chinese Characters: Profiles of Fast-Changing Lives in a Fast-Changing Land (University of California Press, 2012). He is a Fellow of the Asia Society, Editor of The Journal of Asian Studies, and Co-Editor of the Asia Section of The Los Angeles Review of Books. He was a co-founder of the China Beat blog (2008-2012), and he has contributed to a wide range of general interest periodicals, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Slate, and The Times Literary Supplement (London). He is currently writing a book about the Boxer Uprising and the invasion by armies marching under eight different flags that crushed it.