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A totally absorbing book...imaginative and erudite, full of startling juxtapositions and flashes of real perception. -- Jonathan D. Spence

A vivid picture of life in 1688...filled with terrifying violence, frightening diseases... -- Publishers Weekly

About the Author

John E. Wills, Jr. (1936―2017) was a longtime leader of China studies at University of Southern California and the author of many acclaimed works in cultural history, including Mountain of Fame: Portraits in Chinese History and 1688: A Global History.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ W. W. Norton & Company (January 17, 2002)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 348 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0393322785
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0393322781
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 11.2 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.5 x 0.9 x 8.3 inches
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