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China Fights for the World (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

By J. Gunnar Andersson


272 pages

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This book, first published in 1939, is an account of J. Gunnar Andersson’s travels in China from 1914 to 1927 while he was serving as a mining advisor to the Chinese government. Andersson discusses China’s political and economic situation at the time, including the fight for unity, and the future of the region. This book will be of interest to students of history and Asian Studies.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Greater Shanghai 2. A Pilgrim Sees Mecca 3. Spring on the Purple Mountain 4. Time Flies Quickly Over China 5. Chiang Kai-Shek and the Northern Campaign 6. Chiang Fights for the Unity of the Country 7. Reconstruction 8. The New Life Movement 9. Chiang and the Reds 10. The Sian Episode 11. Japan’s Continental Policy 12. From Lu Kou Chiao to the Yellow River 13. Good-bye to Peking 14. The Fight for Shanghai 15. The Burning of Chapei 16. The Fall of Nanking 17. The Struggle for Hsuchow and Hankow 18. Guerrillas 19. The War and the Great Powers 20. Hong Kong and Port Courbet 21. The Future of East Asia; Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Asia / China
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General