The Chinese People at War

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Juli 2010



The tragic history of China's War of Resistance and its consequences from the perspective of those who went through it.


Introduction: the human cost of a war; 1. The high tide of war, 1937; 2. Defeat and retreat, 1938; 3. Stalemate and transformation, 1939-41; 4. Grim years, 1942-4; 5. Turning points, 1944-5; 6. The immediate aftermath of the war, 1945-6; Conclusion.


Diana Lary is Professor Emerita in the Department of History at the University of British Columbia. She has spent many years working on modern Chinese history, teaching the subject to thousands of students and writing or editing six books and numerous articles.


"An outstanding book in the depth of its research on the suffering of the Chinese people during the War of Resistance, and also in its coverage of the entire war period from different regional perspectives... There is simply no comparable work of this scope on this topic." - Edward A. McCord, George Washington University
EAN: 9780521144100
ISBN: 0521144108
Untertitel: Human Suffering and Social Transformation, 1937-1945. 'New Approaches to Asian History'. 19 b/w illus. 7 maps. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2010
Seitenanzahl: 246 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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