Ann-Ping Chin in conversation with Jonathan Spence. They discuss her new book The Authentic Confucius: A Life of Thought and Politics.
Ann-Ping Chin is a Professor of History at Yale.
She has written four books: The Authentic Confucius: A Life of Thought and Politics (Scribner, 2007); Four Sisters of Hofei (Scribner, 2002), a history of China's last century through the lives of four highly educated and accomplished women; Tai Chen on Mencius (Yale University Press, 1990), a study of eighteenth century Chinese intellectual history; and Children of China: Voices from Recent Years (Knopf, 1989), based on interviews with Chinese children living in the People's Republic of China. She has also co-authored, with Jonathan Spence, Chinese Century: A Photographic History of the Last Hundred Years (Random House, 1996).
Jonathan Spence is the Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University.