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Death by a Thousand Cuts

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HARDCOVER

$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674027732

Publication Date: 03/15/2008

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

38 halftones

World

Timothy Brook is Professor of History and Republic of China Chair at the University of British Columbia.

Jérôme Bourgon is Researcher at the Institut d’Asie Orientale / Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Lyon.

Gregory Blue is Associate Professor of History, University of Victoria.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2009 Wallace K. Ferguson Prize, Canadian Historical Association
  • Honorable Mention, 2008 Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, World History & Biography/Autobiography Category
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