The 18th-Century China Question: The Perils of Translating Between Qing China and the British Empire
Henrietta Harrison in Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew is joined by Henrietta Harrison, author of The Perils of Interpreting: The Extraordinary Lives of Two Translators Between Qing China and the British Empire.
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Henrietta Harrison is professor of modern Chinese studies at the University of Oxford and the Stanley Ho Tutorial Fellow in Chinese History at Pembroke College. Her books include The Man Awakened from Dreams and The Missionary’s Curse and Other Tales from a Chinese Catholic Village. She lives in Oxford, England.