John K. Fairbank Biography

John K. Fairbank was Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and Director, East Asian Research Center at Harvard University. He was co-editor of The Cambridge History of China (1978) with Denis C. Twitchtt, a comprehensive set of volumes covering the history of Chinese dynasties.

Bibliography

The United States and China. Cambridge, Harvard Univ. Press, 1948; Reprint, 4th ed., enl. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1983.

Chinese Communist publications: an annotated bibliography of material in the Chinese Library at Harvard University, edited by J. K. Fairbank and E-tu Zen Sun for the Russian Research Center and mimeographed for private distribution. Cambridge: Russian Research Center, Harvard University, 1949.

Modern China; a bibliographical guide to Chinese works, 1898-1937, by John King Fairbank and Kwang-ching Liu. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1950.

Bibliography of modern China: works in Western languages (revised): section 5, economic, compiled by Douglas S. Paauw and John F. Fairbank for the Regional Studies Program on China. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University, 1951.

A documentary history of Chinese communism, by Conrad Brandt, Benjamin Schwartz and John K. Fairbank. London: G. Allen & Unwin, 1952.

Trade and diplomacy on the China coast; the opening of the treaty ports, 1842-1854. 2 vols. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1953.

China's response to the West; a documentary survey, 1839-1923, by Ssu-yü Teng and John. K. Fairbank, with E-tu Zen Sun, Chaoying Fang, and others. Prepared in Coöperation with the International Secretariat of the Institute of Pacific Relations. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1954.

Japanese studies of modern China; a bibliographical guide to historical and social science research on the 19th and 20th centuries, by John King Fairbank and Masataka Banno. Rutland, Vt., Published for the Harvard-Yenching Institute: C. E. Tuttle Co., 1955; Reprint, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971.

Ch`ing administration; three studies, by John K. Fairbank and Ssu-yü Têng. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1960.

A history of East Asian civilization, by Edwin O. Reischauer and John K. Fairbank. 2 vols. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960-65.

China: the people's middle kingdom and the U.S.A., by John K. Fairbank. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1967.

Trade and diplomacy on the China coast; the opening of the treaty ports 1842 1854. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1969.

East Asia: tradition and transformation, by John K. Fairbank, Edwin O. Reischauer and Albert M. Craig. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1973.

Chinese ways in warfare. With contributions by Edward L. Dreyer, and others Edited by Frank A. Kierman, Jr., and John K. Fairbank. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1974.

China perceived; images and policies in Chinese-American relations, by John K. Fairbank. 1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1974.

The missionary enterprise in China and America, edited and with an introduction. By John K. Fairbank. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1974.

Chinese-American interactions: a historical summary, by John K. Fairbank. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1975.

The I. G. in Peking: letters of Robert Hart, Chinese Maritime Customs, 1868-1907, edited by John King Fairbank, Katherine Frost Bruner, Elizabeth MacLeod Matheson; with an introd. by L. K. Little. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1975.

China perceived: images and policies in Chinese-American relations, By John K. Fairbank. New York: Vintage Books, 1976.

The Cambridge history of China, general editors, Denis Twitchett and John K. Fairbank. Cambridge [Eng.]; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1978-2002.

China: tradition & transformation, by John K. Fairbank, Edwin O. Reischauer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1978; Reprint, Rev. ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1989.

Chinabound: a fifty-year memoir, by John King Fairbank. 1st ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1982.

Christianity in China: early Protestant missionary writings, edited by Suzanne Wilson Barnett and John King Fairbank. Cambridge, Mass.: Published by the Committee on American-East Asian Relations of the Dept. of History in collaboration with the Council on East Asian Studies/Harvard University: Distributed by the Harvard University Press, 1985.

The great Chinese revolution, 1800-1985, by John King Fairbank. 1st ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1986.

China watch, by John King Fairbank. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1987.

H.B. Morse, Customs Commissioner and historian of China, by John King Fairbank, Martha Henderson Coolidge, Richard J. Smith. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1995.

China: a new history, by John King Fairbank and Merle Goldman. Enl. ed. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1998.