Jonathan Spence, during a visit to Hong Kong in 2013. Photo: Felix Wong
Jonathan Spence, during a visit to Hong Kong in 2013. Photo: Felix Wong
Obituaries

China scholar Jonathan Spence deciphered complex history for Western readers

  • The historian and long-time Yale University professor died on Saturday at his home in Connecticut, aged 85
  • His best-known work ‘The Search for Modern China’ remains widely used in classrooms

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Jonathan Spence, during a visit to Hong Kong in 2013. Photo: Felix Wong
Jonathan Spence, during a visit to Hong Kong in 2013. Photo: Felix Wong
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