Theodore de Bary Wins a National Humanities Medal

Ted De BaryCongratulations to Wm. Theodore De Bary, on winning a National Humanities Medal. De Bary is an esteemed professor of Asian Studies at Columbia University and a longtime Columbia University Press author and editor of our various Sources of Asian civilization books.

From the official citation honoring the medalists:

William Theodore de Bary, East Asian Studies scholar, for broadening our understanding of the world. Dr. de Bary’s efforts to foster a global conversation have underscored how the common values and experiences shared by Eastern and Western cultures can be used to bridge our differences and build trust.

De Bary’s most recent book with the Press is The Great Civilized Conversation: Education for a World Community and he has written or edited 26 other books for the press.

In celebration of this award we would like to offer a 30% discount on all of De Bary’s books. Please use the discount code CUP30 in the shopping cart to save.

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