Feigon, Lee (1945 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly

Feigon, born Sept. 13 1945, in Tampa, Florida, has a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, a M.A. from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Chinese history from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He was a longtime professor of Chinese history and chair of the Department of East Asian Studies at Colby College. Now he's a research associate at the Center for East Asian Studies of the University of Chicago. He's also listed on the editorial board of The Journal of Contemporary China. He made a documentary film about Mao, titled The Passion of Mao.

Selected Bibliography

  • Chen Duxiu: Founder of the Chinese Communist Party (1983)
  • China Rising: The Meaning of Tiananmen (1990)
  • Demystifying Tibet: Unlocking the Secrets of the Land of the Snows (1996)
  • Mao: A Reinterpretation (2002).

Selected Resources