History Department


Faculty: William Charles Wooldridge


Academic Interests: History of East Asia; world history; history of religions, history of technology

Research: Political culture of Qing China; the Taiping Rebellion and its aftermath; history of Nanjing; Chinese utopias; electricity.


  • City of Virtues: Nanjing in an Age of Utopian Visions (University of Washington Press, 2016).
  • Building and State Building in Nanjing After the Taiping Rebellion," Late Imperial China 30 (2009): 84-126.

Daughter: Vrinda

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