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"painstaking but lively study . . . considerably enriches our knowledge of seventeenth-century Asian history by exposing two decades of the Dutch experience in China" Frederic Wakeman, UC Berkeley "extremely valuable inside view of early Ch'ing foreign policy" Richard J. Smith, Rice University "definitive contribution to Ch'ing historiography . . . admirable example of multi-archival research" Jonathan Spence, Yale University
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John E. Wills, Jr. took his Ph.D. at Harvard University under the dIirection of John King Fairbank and Yang Lien-sheng. From 1965 to 2004 he taught East Asian history and world history at the University of Southern California. In addition to the present volume [PGP] he is the author of Embassies and Illusions: Dutch and Portuguese Envoys to K\\\\\\\'ang-hsi, 1666-1687 (1984), Mountain of Fame: Portrtaits in Chinese History (1994), 1688: A Global History (2001), co-editor with Jonathan D. Spence of From Ming to Ch\\\\\\\'eng: Conquest, Region, and Continuity in Seventeenth-Century China (1979), and author of over 50 articles, including two chapters in the Cambridge History of China. His current research interests include Qing relations with Annam and Siam and integrative themes in the history of the early modern world.
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