Sinologist. Charles Patrick FitzGerald was born in London, England, in 1902, the son of Dr. H. Sauer of Cape Town, South Africa. He was educated in England and lived for many years in China before coming to Australia. FitzGerald's career included working for the British Council in China (1946-50), Reader in Far Eastern History at Australian National University (1951-53) and Professor of Far Eastern History at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University (1953-67). FitzGerald was the author of several books, articles and book reviews. His publications include, Revolution in China (1952), The Chinese view of their place in the world (1964), Empress Wu (1955), Communism takes China (1971), The southern expansion of Chinese people (1972), China and South East Asia since 1945 (1973), and, Why China?: recollections of China, 1923-1950 (1985). FitzGerald died in Sydney in 1992.
From the description of Papers of C.P. FitzGerald, 1926-1971 [manuscript]. [1926-1971] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 405988272
Professor of Far Eastern History A.N.U. 1953-1969 and later Emeritus Professor. Author of a number of books and articles on China and Eastern Asia.
From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1947-1971. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225826369