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Obituary: The Li Xueqin I knew – a leading Chinese archaeologist who trod carefully around political pitfalls

Li Xueqin, arguably China’s most important archaeologist, early China historian and interpreter of oracle bones’ writings, died in Beijing on February 24. He was 85, and his health had been frail for a number of years. I met him in Beijing in the early 90s, when I was a student. I was interested in the […]