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Yuri Pines 尤銳 is Michael W. Lipson Professor of Asian Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, visiting professor at Beijing Normal University, China, and Guest Professor at Nankai University, Tianjin, China. His research focuses on early Chinese political thought, traditional Chinese political culture, early Chinese historiography and history of pre-imperial (pre-221 BCE) China. His major publications include The Everlasting Empire: Traditional Chinese Political Culture and Its Enduring Legacy (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012); Envisioning Eternal Empire: Chinese Political Thought of the Warring States Era (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2009); Foundations of Confucian Thought: Intellectual Life in the Chunqiu Period, 722-453 B.C.E. (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2002). He co-authored (with Gideon Shelach and Yitzhak Shichor) 3-volumes All-under-Heaven: Imperial China (in Hebrew, Raanana: Open University Press, first volume 2011, second volume 2013, the third is forthcoming); co-edited together with Lothar von Falkenhausen, Gideon Shelach and Robin D.S. Yates the Birth of an Empire: The State of Qin revisited (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014), and with Paul R. Goldin and Martin Kern the Ideology of Power and Power of Ideology in Early China (Leiden: Brill, 2015). His translation cum study The Book of Lord Shang: Apologetics of State Power in Early China is due in New York: Columbia University Press (2017)