Emperor Qianlong: Son of Heaven, Man of the World

Discussion with author Mark Elliott.
April 22, 2013

Mark Elliott, the Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History at Harvard University, is the author of The Manchu Way: The Eight Banners and Ethnic Identity in Late Imperial China (Stanford, 2001).  He will be discussing his recent biography Emperor Qianlong: Son of Heaven, Man of the World (Pearson-Longman, 2009) with the Salon and giving a public lecture entitled “Was China an Empire?” on April 22nd and 23rd.  (http://harvardealc.org/biography.php?personId=222)