About Tonio Andrade

Tonio Andrade grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has degrees from Reed College (B.A. in Anthropology), the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (M.A. in History), and Yale University (Ph.D. in History). He is currently Professor of History at Emory University, where he writes on global history and the history of China. His most recent book, The Gunpowder Ageis a work of global military history that explores gunpowder warfare in Europe and China from 900 to 1900. He is also author of How Taiwan Became Chinese (Columbia University Press, 2008), which focuses on the early history of Taiwan, and Lost Colony: The Untold Story of Europe’s First War with China (Princeton University Press, 2011), which explores the European military revolution with data from East Asia. His articles have appeared in The Journal of World History, Late Imperial China, International Journal of Maritime History, The Canadian Journal of Sociology, Itinerario, The Journal of Asian Studies, and various other publications. He lives in Decatur, Georgia, with his wife, Andrea, and his three daughters, Amalia, Sylvia, and Josephine.