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Denis C. Twitchett
Denis Crispin Twitchett (23 September 192524 February 2006) was a British Sinologist Sinology or Chinese studies, is an academic discipline that focuses on the study of China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, world's ... and scholar who specialized in Chinese history The earliest known written records of the history of China date from as early as 1250 BC, from the Shang dynasty The Shang dynasty (), also historically known as the Yin dynasty (), was a Chinese dynasty that ruled in the middle and ..., and is well known as one of the co-editors of ''The Cambridge History of China ''The Cambridge History of China'' is an ongoing series of books published by the Cambridge University Press (CUP) covering the history of China from the founding of the Qin dynasty in 221 BC to 1982 AD. Chinese history before the Qin dynasty is cov ...''. Biography Denis Twit ...
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London, England
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Academics Of The University Of London
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Alumni Of St Catharine's College, Cambridge
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Historians Of China
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British Sinologists
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2006 Deaths
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1925 Births
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The Times
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Stanford University Press
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