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Pamela Crossley is author of the influential new history of modern China, The Wobbling Pivot. She has taught history at Dartmouth College since 1985. She is a specialist on the history of the Qing empire, but has also written extensively on modern China, the Liao dynasty, Mongol history and global history. Her book, Orphan Warriors: Three Manchu Generations and the End of the Qing World (Princeton, 1990), opened up new vistas on the cultural and identity dynamics of modern China. Her subsequent book, The Manchus (Blackwell, 1997) was a special selection of the History Book Club, and continues to be widely taught in undergraduate classes. In 2001 she was awarded the Joseph R.

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