The Yellow Peril

Dr Fu Manchu & The Rise of Chinaphobia


Set to be as influential as Orientalism by Edward Said, this is the first book to explore the role of popular culture in generating and propagating prejudices and stereotypes about China.


ISBN: 9780500252079 Categories: ,

Christopher Frayling

Additional information

Weight 800 g
Dimensions 15.9 x 23.4 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 October 2014
Number of pages 360
Format Hardback
Dimensions 15.9 x 23.4 cm
Weight 800 g
Sir Christopher Frayling is perhaps the most wide-ranging cultural historian of our times: the author of numerous publications on subjects ranging from vampires to Westerns; the writer and presenter of successful television series, whether on advertising, the Middle Ages or Tutankhamun. He is a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge, and was Rector of the Royal College of Art, London, from 1996 to 2009, where he remains Professor Emeritus of Cultural History. His many public appointments have included Chairman of Arts Council England; Chairman of the Design Council; and the longest-serving Trustee of the Victoria and Albert Museum.