Wang Jiafan is confirmed dead at the age of 81.
Wang was best known as a Chinese historian.
Wang Jiafan
Born(1938-09-22)September 22, 1938
DiedJuly 7, 2020(2020-07-07) (aged 81)
OccupationHistorian, professor
Academic background
Alma materEast China Normal University
Academic work
Sub-disciplineEconomic and Social History of China
Jiangnan Regional History
InstitutionsEast China Normal University
Chinese name
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wang.
Wang Jiafan (Chinese: 王家范; pinyin: Wáng Jiāfàn; September 22, 1938 - July 7, 2020) was a Chinese historian specializing in economic and social history of China and Jiangnan regional history. He was a professor and doctoral supervisor at East China Normal University.
Wang Jiafan was born in the town of Chenmu (now Jinxi), Kunshan, Jiangsu, on September 22, 1938. He attended Chenmu Central Primary School. He elementary studied at Chenmu Middle School and secondary studied at Kunshan High School. In 1957 he was accepted to East China Normal University, where he majored in history. After graduation, he taught at the university. He was promoted to associate professor in 1986 and to full professor in 1992. In 2012, he was employed as a librarian of Shanghai Literature and History Research Museum. On July 7, 2020, he died at Huashan Hospital, in Shanghai, aged 81.
史家与史学 (in Chinese). Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press. 2019. ISBN 9787303244768.
明清江南史从稿 (in Chinese). Beijing: SDX Joint Publishing Company. 2018. ISBN 9787108060709.
百年颠沛与千年往复 (in Chinese). Shanghai: Shanghai People's Publishing House. 2018. ISBN 9787208137516.
漂泊航程:历史长河中的明清之旅 (in Chinese). Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press. 2013. ISBN 9787303157938.
明清江南社会史散论 (in Chinese). Shanghai: Shanghai People's Publishing House. 2019. ISBN 9787208156067.
明清江南史研究三十年 (in Chinese). Shanghai: Shanghai Classics Publishing House. 2010. ISBN 9787532555604.
Fan Jinshi; Zhang Liwen; Deng Weizhi; Wang Jiafan (2019). 一个人的四十年:共和国学人回忆录 (in Chinese). Beijing: SDX Joint Publishing Company. ISBN 9787108065735.
Wang Jiafan; Zahng Genghua; Chen Jiang (2000). 大学中国史 (in Chinese). Beijing: Higher Education Press. ISBN 9787040233247.
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