China's Bitter Victory
War with Japan, 1937-45
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China's Bitter Victory by James C. Hsiung
Book Description"China's Bitter Victory" is a comprehensive analysis of China's epochal war with Japan. Striving for a holistic understanding of China's wartime experience, the contributors examine developments in the Nationalist, communist, and Japanese-occupied areas of the country. More than just a history of battles and conferences, the book portrays the significant impact of the war on every dimension of Chinese life, including politics, the economy, culture, legal affairs, and science. For within the overriding struggle for national survival, the competition for political goals continued. China ultimately triumphed, but at a price of between 15 and 20 million lives and vast destruction of property and resources. And China's bitter victory brought new trials for the Chinese people in the form of civil war and revolution. This book tells the story of China during a crucial period pregnant with consequences not only for China but also for Asia and the world as well. Addressed to students, scholars, and general readers, the book aims to fill a gap in the existing literature on modern Chinese history and on World War II.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781563242465
(229mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: M.E. Sharpe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James C. Hsiung
China and Japan at Odds, Hardback (October 2007)
Drawing upon history, geopolitics, geoeconomics, and international law, this book examines the two Asian powers at the bilateral, regional, and global levels. Throwing light on the complex tangle of Sino-Japanese relations, it examines critical issues including oil feuds, the Taiwan factor, and implications for US interests in the Asia Pacific.
Twenty-First Century World Order and the Asia Pacific, Hardback (October 2001)» View all books by James C. Hsiung
After examining the global system's political volatility at the dawn of the new millennium, this book looks at how some of the identifiable system-wide trends (for example, globalization, democratization and fragmentation) may find repercussions in the Asia Pacific.
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