Compounded error

August 20, 2009

On my return from a research trip to China, I dutifully read through the accumulated back issues of Times Higher Education. My gratification on seeing that you had published my letter (30 July) correcting the death date given for Chairman Mao was quickly followed by dismay. Your editing reversed the dates I gave, thus making me appear to repeat the original error. May I reiterate, Mao died in 1976, not 1979.

Delia Davin, Emeritus professor of Chinese, University of Leeds.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments