Murphey, Rhoads

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MURPHEY, Rhoads. American, b. 1919. Genres: Geography, History. Career: Professor of History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1982 (Professor of Asian Studies and Geography, and Director, Center for Chinese Studies, 1968-75). Member, Board of Dirs., 1959-70 and since 1973, Executive Secretary, since 1976, and President, 1987, Association for Asian Studies; Editor, A.A.S. Monographs, 1992-. Assistant Professor to Professor of Geography, University of Washington, Seattle, 1952-64. Ed. Journal of Asian Studies, 1959-65. Publications: Shanghai: Key to Modern China, 1953; An Introduction to Geography, 1961, 4th ed. 1978; (co-author) A New China Policy, 1965; (co-ed.) Approaches to Modern Chinese History, 1967; The Scope of Geography, 1969, 3rd ed. 1981; The Treaty Ports, 1970; (co-author) Experiment Without Precedent: The New China, 1972; The Mozartian Historian, 1977; The Outsiders: Westerners in Asia, 1977; The Fading of the Maoist Vision, 1980; (co-author) The Chinese, 1986, 1993; A History of Asia, 1992, 2nd ed., 1995; East Asia: A New History, 1997. Address: Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, U.S.A.