Roderick MacFarquhar

Books by Roderick MacFarquhar

Roderick MacFarquhar (1930 – 2019) was Harvard University’s Leroy B Williams Professor of History and Political Science. From 1986-1992, he was the director of Harvard University’s Fairbank Centre for China Studies. He was the leading western scholar of the Cultural Revolution, the decade of turmoil that terrorized China beginning in 1966, and his three-volume work, The Origins of the Cultural Revolution, is a classic in the field. Born in Lahore, Pakistan, when it was still a part of British India, MacFarquhar was a British politician in his pre-academic life, first as a member of the Labour Party and then for the newly-formed SDP.

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