James Carter is Professor of History at Saint Joseph's University, and the author of Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a 20th-century Monk (Oxford, 2011) and Creating a Chinese Harbin (Cornell, 2002). He has written on urban history, biography, religious history, and Sino-Western relations, focusing on the experiences of individuals. He is Editor of the journal Twentieth-Century China and fellow of the National Committee on US-China Relations' Public Intellectuals Program.
The Book in the High Castle: On "The I Ching: A Biography"
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