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 The Origins of the Cultural Revolution is firmly cemented as a classic in the field.

Books by Roderick MacFarquhar

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