The Resource Forgotten ally : China's World War II, 1937-1945, Rana Mitter, (electronic resource)

Forgotten ally : China's World War II, 1937-1945, Rana Mitter, (electronic resource)

Label
Forgotten ally : China's World War II, 1937-1945
Title
Forgotten ally
Title remainder
China's World War II, 1937-1945
Statement of responsibility
Rana Mitter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For decades, a major piece of World War II history has gone virtually unwritten. China was the fourth great ally, partner to the United States, the Soviet Union, and Great Britain, yet its drama of invasion, resistance, slaughter, and political intrigue remains little known in the West. In this emotionally gripping book, made possible through access to newly unsealed Chinese archives, Rana Mitter unfurls the story of China's World War II as never before and rewrites the larger history of the war in the process. He focuses his narrative on three towering leaders -- Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Zedong, and the lesser-known collaborator Wang Jingwei -- and extends the timeline of the war back to 1937, when Japanese and Chinese troops began to clash, fully two years before Hitler invaded Poland. Unparalleled in its research and scope, Forgotten Ally is a sweeping, character-driven history that will be essential reading not only for anyone with an interest in World War II, but also for those seeking to understand today's China, where, as Mitter reveals, the echoes of the war still reverberate"--
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TLC
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1969-
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Mitter, Rana
Dewey number
951.04/2
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
DS777.53
LC item number
.M555 2013
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Simon Vance
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • China
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Label
Forgotten ally : China's World War II, 1937-1945, Rana Mitter, (electronic resource)
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http://hpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=42A10299-4F55-4E00-B120-67A0681E48FB
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Publication
Copyright
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Electronic audio file
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Contents -- Dramatis Personae -- Pronunciation Guide -- Prologue : City on Fire -- Part I: The Path to War -- 1. As Close as Lips and Teeth: China's Fall, Japan's Rise -- 2. A New Revolution -- 3. The Path to Confrontation -- Part II: Disaster -- 4. Thirty-seven Days in Summer: The Outbreak of War -- 5. The Battle for Shanghai -- 6. Refugees and Resistance -- 7. Massacre at Nanjing -- 8. The Battle of Taierzhuang -- 9. The Deadly River -- Part III: Resisting Alone -- 10. "A sort of wartime normal -- 11. Flight into the Unknown -- 12. The Road to Pearl Harbor -- Part IV: The Poisoned Alliance -- 13. Destination Burma -- 14. Hunger in Henan -- 15. States of Terror -- 16. Conference at Cairo -- 17. One War, Two Fronts -- 18. Showdown with Stilwell -- 19. Unexpected Victory -- Epilogue: The Enduring War -- Notes -- Further Reading -- Acknowledgments -- Photo Credits -- Index
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781482924756
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
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42a10299-4f55-4e00-b120-67a0681e48fb
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • 5448150
  • 5448150
Label
Forgotten ally : China's World War II, 1937-1945, Rana Mitter, (electronic resource)
Link
http://hpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=42A10299-4F55-4E00-B120-67A0681E48FB
Publication
Copyright
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
not applicable
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Contents -- Dramatis Personae -- Pronunciation Guide -- Prologue : City on Fire -- Part I: The Path to War -- 1. As Close as Lips and Teeth: China's Fall, Japan's Rise -- 2. A New Revolution -- 3. The Path to Confrontation -- Part II: Disaster -- 4. Thirty-seven Days in Summer: The Outbreak of War -- 5. The Battle for Shanghai -- 6. Refugees and Resistance -- 7. Massacre at Nanjing -- 8. The Battle of Taierzhuang -- 9. The Deadly River -- Part III: Resisting Alone -- 10. "A sort of wartime normal -- 11. Flight into the Unknown -- 12. The Road to Pearl Harbor -- Part IV: The Poisoned Alliance -- 13. Destination Burma -- 14. Hunger in Henan -- 15. States of Terror -- 16. Conference at Cairo -- 17. One War, Two Fronts -- 18. Showdown with Stilwell -- 19. Unexpected Victory -- Epilogue: The Enduring War -- Notes -- Further Reading -- Acknowledgments -- Photo Credits -- Index
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781482924756
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
42a10299-4f55-4e00-b120-67a0681e48fb
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • 5448150
  • 5448150

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