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Professor Elizabeth Perry FBA

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About this Fellow

The history and politics of modern China, with special attention to traditions of rebellion and revolution and their influence on contemporary patterns of protest and governance

Website: http://gov.harvard.edu/people/elizabeth-j-perry

Appointments

Current post

  • Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University, and Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute

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