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Roberts, Priscilla 1955-

Roberts, Priscilla 1955-

Personal

Born July 6, 1955, in Aldershot, England; daughter of Donald (a Royal Air Force officer and seedsman) and Barbara May (a teacher) Roberts. Education: King's College Cambridge, B.A., 1976, M.A., 1980, Ph.D., 1981.

Addresses

Home—Hong Kong. Office—Department of History, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Rd., Hong Kong. E-mail—[email protected]

Career

University of Hong Kong, lecturer in history, 1984-2006, associate professor, 2006—. Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, adjunct professor, 2002; Fulbright Scholar at George Washington University Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, 2003.

Awards, Honors

Arthur Miller Prize for best British article in American studies, British Association for American Studies, 1997; appointed honorary professor, Shanghai International Studies University, 2005; numerous research grants.

Writings

FOR ADULTS

(Editor and author of introduction) Sino-American Relations in the Twentieth Century, Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), 1991.

(Editor) Window on the Forbidden City: The Beijing Diaries of David Bruce, 1973-1974, Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), 2001.

(Editor) Behind the Bamboo Curtain: China, Vietnam, and the World beyond Asia, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CT), 2006.

Guest editor, Journal of Oriental Studies; assistant editor of Encyclopedia of the Korean War: A Political, Social, and Military History, ABC-Clio, 2000; The Encyclopedia of World War II: A Political, Social, and Military History, ABC-Clio, 2004; World War II: A Student Encyclopedia, ABC-Clio, 2005; The Encyclopedia of World War I: A Political, Social, and Military His-

tory, ABC-Clio, 2005; and World War I: A Student Encyclopedia, 2006. Contributor to anthologies, including Studies in the American Jewish Experience, 1984; The United States and the Asia-Pacific Region in the Twentieth Century, 1993; Essays in Economic and Business History, 1998; Twentieth-Century Anglo-American Relations, 2001; Essays in Economic and Business History, 2002; The Human Tradition in America since 1945, 2003; The Korean War at Fifty: International Perspectives, 2004; Re-reading America: Changes and Challenges, 2004; Return of the Dragon: U.S.-China Relations in the 21st-Century-Asia Pacific Horizon, 2005; and The Most Dangerous Years: The Cold War 1953-1975, 2005; and to encyclopedias. Contributor of articles to periodicals, including American Jewish Archives Journal, Australian Journal of Politics and History, Business History Review, Diplomacy and Statecraft, Historian, Journal of American Studies, Journal of Military History, Journal of Orient Studies, Journal of Transatlantic Studies, and Tamkang Journal of International Affairs. Contributor of numerous reviews to professional journals.

Author's works have been translated into Chinese.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Choice, September, 2005, E.F. Konerding, review of The Encyclopedia of World War II: A Political, Social, and Military History, p. 80; June, 2007, C.C. Lorett, review of Behind the Bamboo Curtain: China, Vietnam, and the World beyond Asia, p. 1809.

School Library Journal, August, 2005, Madeleine G. Wright, review of The Encyclopedia of World War II, p. 78.

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