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Herbert Franz Schurmann (June 21, 1926 – August 20, 2010) was an American sociology, sociologist and history, historian who was best known for his research and writings about People's Republic of China, Communist China during the Cold War period. Schurmann taught at the University of California, Berkeley, in the departments of Sociology and History for 38 years. He also served a term as the head of the Center for Chinese Studies. He was an early opponent of the Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War, Vietnam War, and was the first American professor to visit Hanoi during the bombing raids there. He co-founded the Pacific News Service in 1970 together with author Orville Schell, serving as editor and commentator, and wrote the weekly "Predictions" column.Egelko, Bob"Historian and China expert Franz Schurmann dies" ''San Francisco Chronicle'', August 23, 2010. Accessed August 27, 2010. Early life and education Schurmann was born on June 21, 1926, in Astoria, Qu ...
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