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Maurice Meisner, modern China historian, dies at 80


Maurice Meisner, Harvey Goldberg Professor Emeritus of History, passed away at home in Madison on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. He was 80.

“Mauri was, for many years, an important cornerstone of our Chinese history program,” said UW history department chair Florencia Mallon. “He will be missed by many colleagues and former students.”

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(The photo at left is from a history department feature about a book presentation to Professor Meisner in June 2011)


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