Ezra F. Vogel is the author of numerous books on Japan and China, including Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China (Harvard), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize, and a Best Book of the Year in the Economist, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. It was also a New York Times Editors' Choice and a Gates Notes Top Read. Vogel is the author of the classic work Japan as Number One (Harvard), whose Japanese edition topped the bestseller list there for many years. He is Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus, at Harvard University.
A sweeping, often fascinating, account...Impressively researched
and smoothly written, China and Japan is a timely reminder
of how public perceptions are shaped by political expediency, how
new leaders and propaganda can efface existing goodwill.--Nicolas
Gattig"Japan Times" (07/27/2019)
Ezra Vogel's China and Japan is more than just an important, new addition to scholarship. Based on more than half a century of Vogel's own work, along with that of many others, this masterful book traces the long relationship between China and Japan in a way that favors neither over the other and covers a wide range of social, political, economic, and cultural ties. General readers and scholars alike have much to gain from reading this marvelous and welcome history of the interactions between China and Japan.--Joshua A. Fogel, author of Articulating the Sinosphere