Sailing across the Seas: Fujian and the West

Series: Illustrated Fujian and the Maritime Silk Road

By Wu Weiwei
Edited by Xie Bizhen

Cloth • 172 pp • 170 × 210 mm • English
US$45.95 • C$61.95
ISBN: 9781487811259

Embark on a journey of discovery with Sailing across the Seas: Fujian and the West, a captivating addition to the “Illustrated Fujian and the Maritime Silk Road” series. With over 300 carefully selected images, this book offers a unique perspective on the historical exchanges between Fujian and Western countries. From politics and economics to culture and personal connections, Sailing across the Seas explores the rich and complex relationships that have shaped Fujian’s interactions with Europe and America.

This visually stunning and informative work is the first of its kind to present this fascinating history in an academically rigorous way and highly accessible to a wide audience. Whether you are a scholar, a history buff, or simply curious about the complex and dynamic relationships that have shaped our world, Sailing across the Seas is a must-read. Join us on this fascinating voyage of exploration and discovery.

About the Author
Wu Weiwei is a historian with a Ph.D. from Shunchang, Fujian. He is a research fellow and doctoral supervisor at the Fujian-Taiwan Regional Research Center and the Collaborative Innovation Center for Cross-Strait Cultural Development at Fujian Normal University. Wu’s research focuses on the history of maritime transportation, the local history of Fujian and Taiwan, and the history of Christianity in China. He has published ten books and over 50 academic papers and has directed and participated in numerous research projects. Wu has received many awards and honors for his research and is recognized as an outstanding young researcher at Fujian Normal University.