Frances Wood

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Frances Wood is an English librarian, sinologue and historian known for her writings on Chinese history. She spent a year at Peking University in a class of worker-peasant-soldier students under the great and wise leadership of Chairman Mao. She has since written on the vexed question of whether Marco Polo ever went to China, on the Treaty Ports and on the Silk Road.

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  1. Justin Newland says:

    I wanted to get in touch with Frances Wood, as I am looking for a sinologist or someone with a good working knowledge of the history and culture of China, to help me with a novel I am writing set in Ming Dynasty China. If she is interested, perhaps she could contact me via my email address. Many Thanks, Justin.

    • Slightly Foxed says:

      Hello Justin, that sounds very interesting. We’ll certainly pass on your details to Frances, and hope she will be in touch soon. Best wishes, Olivia

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