LOEWE, Michael. British, b. 1922. Genres: History, Bibliography. Career: University of London, England, lecturer in history of the Far East, 1956-63; Cambridge University, England, lecturer in Chinese studies, 1963-90; writer. Publications: Imperial China: The Historical Background to the Modern Age, 1966; Records of Han Administration, Vol. 1: Historical Assessment, Vol. 2: Documents, 1967; Everyday Life in Early Imperial China during the Han Period, 202 BC-AD 220, 1968; Crisis and Conflict in Han China, 104 BC to AD 9, 1974; Ways to Paradise: The Chinese Quest for Immortality, 1979; Chinese Ideas of Life and Death: Faith, Myth, and Reason in the Han Period (202 BC-AD 220), 1982; The Pride That Was China ("Great Civilizations" series), 1990; Early Chinese Texts: A Bibliographical Guide, 1993; Divination, Mythology and Monarchy in Han China, 1994; A Biographical Dictionary of the Qin, Former Han and Xin Periods (221 BC-AD 24), 2000. EDITOR: (with C. Blacker) Ancient Cosmologies, 1975; (with C. Blacker) Divination and Oracles, 1981; (with D. Twichett) The Cambridge History of China, Vol. 1: The Ch'in and Han Empires, 221 BC-AD 220, 1986; (with E. Shaughnessy) The Cambridge History of Ancient China, 1999. Address: Willow House, Grantchester, Cambridge CB3 9NF, England.