Jonathan Spence

Jonathan Spence

Jonathan Dermot Spence is a British-American historian and public intellectual specialising in Chinese history. He was Sterling Professor of History at Yale University from 1993 to 2008. Wikipedia*

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Jonathan Spence has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1999 with an average of 92 views per program. Most common tag: China.

Appearances by Title:c. January 23, 1998 - Present Professor, History Department, Yale University Videos: 4

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  • <em>Treason by the Book</em>

    Treason by the Book

    Mr. Spence discussed his book Treason By the Book, published by Viking. The book looks at an 18th century conspiracy by…

  • China's Buried Past

    China's Buried Past

    Professor Spence talked about archeology in China, what it revealed about Chinese culture, and how the study of archeology…

  • <em>The Chan's Great Continent</em>

    The Chan's Great Continent

    Mr. Spence talked about his book, The Chan’s Great Continent, China in Western Minds, published by W. W. Norton & Company.…

  • China Today

    China Today

    Dr. Spence, Sterling Professor of History, discussed the future of China, specifically Hong Kong, and the capitalization of…

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