Rafe de Crespigny

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Date: Apr. 4, 2014
From: Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Biography
Length: 480 words

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de Crespigny writes: "I started with an interest in China: academically it is an enormous, rich, and fascinating field. I now find that I am interested primarily in the history of states in decline--and from that point of view the collapse of the great Han empire in the second century is a tragedy as impressive and moving as the tragedy of China in the first part of this century."

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"Rafe de Crespigny." Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors, Gale, 2014. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

Gale Document Number: GALE|H1000024191