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Lucian W. Pye

AKA Lucian Wilmot Pye

Born: 21-Oct-1921
Birthplace: Fenzhou, Shanxi, China
Died: 5-Sep-2008
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: Pneumonia

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sinologist

Military service: USMC (intelligence officer, WWII, 2nd Lt.)

Wife: Mary Toombs Waddill (m. 1945, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Lyndy
Son: Chris
Daughter: Virginia

    University: Carleton College
    University: PhD, Yale University (1951)
    Professor: Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1956-)

    American Political Science Association President (1988-89)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    National Committee on United States-China Relations

Author of books:
The Politics of Tuchunism in North China, 1920-27 (1951)
The Dynamics of Hostility and Hate in Chinese Political Culture (1964)
Politics, Personality and Nation Building: Burma's Search for Identity (1968)
Cases in Comparative Politics: Asia (1970)
Warlord Politics: Conflict and Coalition in the Modernization of Republican China (1971)
China: An Introduction (1972, with Mary W. Pye)
Southeast Asia's Political Systems (1974)
Mao Tse-tung: The Man in the Leader (1976)
The Dynamics of Chinese Politics (1981)
Chinese Commercial Negotiating Style (1982)
Asian Power and Politics: The Cultural Dimensions of Authority (1985, with Mary W. Pye)

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