Twitchett was a lecturer at the University of London from 1954 to 1956 , then from 1956 to 1960 at Cambridge University . He held the chair for sinology in London (1960–68), Cambridge (1968–80) and Princeton (1980–94). From 1967 he was a member of the British Academy .
- as General Editor: The Cambridge History of China , Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England 1997
- David McMullen: Denis Crispin Twitchett, 1925-2006 . In: Proceedings of the British Academy . tape 166 , 2010, p. 323-345 ( archive.org [PDF]).
- Literature by and about Denis Twitchett in the catalog of the German National Library
- Obituary in the London Times
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Twitchett, Denis Crispin|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||British sinologist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 23, 1925|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||London|
|DATE OF DEATH||February 24, 2006|
|Place of death||Cambridge|