Jon Halliday


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Jon Halliday is an Irish historian specialising in modern Asia and was a former Senior Visiting Research Fellow at King's College London.

Halliday authored a biography of filmmaker Douglas Sirk and has written and edited seven other books. He and his wife, Jung Chang, live in Notting Hill, West London. Together they researched and wrote the biography of Mao Zedong, Mao: the Unknown Story which received critical praise as well as serious criticism and spurred debate in the academic community.

Jon Halliday is the younger brother of Irish International relations academic and writer Fred Halliday

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Mao: The Unknown Story

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3.83 avg rating — 9,251 ratings — published 2002 — 66 editions
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Korea: The Unknown War

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4.04 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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Pasolini su Pasolini: Conve...

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4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1969 — 2 editions
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A Political History of Japa...

2.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1975 — 3 editions
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The Psychology of Gambling

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Sirk on Sirk

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4.09 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1972 — 8 editions
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Mao: A história desconhecida

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Japanese Imperialism

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Madame Sun Yat-Sen: Soong C...

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3.44 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1986
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Artful Albanian: Memoirs of...

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3.82 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1986 — 2 editions
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