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Owen Lattimore

Born: 29-Jul-1900
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 31-May-1989
Location of death: Providence, RI
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Scholar of Mongolia

Father: David Lattimore
Mother: Margaret Barnes
Sister: Eleanor Frances Lattimore (b. 30-Jun-1904, d. 12-May-1986)
Brother: Richmond Lattimore (poet/translator, b. 6-May-1906, d. 26-Feb-1984)
Wife: Eleanor Holgate

    University: Harvard University
    Professor: Johns Hopkins University (1938-63)
    Professor: Chinese Studies, University of Leeds (1963-75)

    US Office of War Information (1944-45)
    US State Department Advisor to Chiang Kai-Shek (1941-44)
    Perjury 1952 (indicted on six counts, all charges dismissed)
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
The Desert Road to Turkestan (1928)
High Tartary (1930)
Manchuria, Cradle of Conflict: Cradle of Conflict (1932)
The Mongols of Manchuria: Their Tribal Divisions, Geographical Distribution, Historical Relations with Manchus and Chinese, and Present Political Problems (1934)
Inner Asian Frontiers of China (1940)
Mongol Journeys (1941)
The Making of Modern China: A Short History (1944, with Eleanor Holgate Lattimore)
Solution in Asia (1945)
An Inner Asian Approach to the Historical Geography of China (1947)
The Situation in Asia (1949)
Ordeal by Slander (1950, memoir)
Pivot of Asia: Sinkiang and the Inner Asian Frontiers of China and Russia (1950)
Nationalism and Revolution in Mongolia (1955)
Nomads and Commissars: Mongolia Revisited (1962)
Studies in Frontier History: Collected Papers, 1928-1958 (1962)
Silks, Spices, and Empire: Asia Seen Through the Eyes of Its Discoverers (1968, with Eleanor Lattimore)


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