Miriam Clifford holds an MA in classics from New York University and an MA in archaeology from the University of London. She has lived in Hong Kong and Beijing for fourteen years, working throughout China as a freelance photographer and photojournalist. Her work has appeared in leading publications, including the South China Morning Post, Los Angeles Times and New York Times.
Cathy Giangrande is an art historian and archaeological conservator and has worked in museums and on underwater archaeological sites in the US and Europe. She is the author of books on museums and collecting, including Saint Petersburg - Museums, Places and Historic Collections and currently works for the World Monuments Fund in Russia and China.
Antony White is an art historian and publisher. He has been working on illustrated books on the land and art of China for the past twenty-five years. He is the author of The Forbidden City - A Short History and Guide.