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Title Negotiating China's destiny in World War II / edited by Hans van de Ven, Diana Lary, and Stephen R. MacKinnon
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 319 pages)
Contents France's deluded quest for allies : safeguarding territorial sovereignty and the balance of power in East Asia / Marianne Bastid-Bruguiere -- British diplomacy and changing views of Chinese governmental capability across the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-45 / Rana Mitter -- An imperial envoy : Shen Zonglian in Tibet, 1943-1946 / Chang Jui-te -- The evolution of the relationship between the Chinese Communist Party and the Comintern during the Sino-Japanese War / Yang Kuisong -- Canada-China relations in wartime China / Diana Lary -- Declaring war as an issue in Chinese wartime diplomacy / Tsuchida Akio -- Chiang Kaishek and Jawaharlal Nehru / Yang Tianshi -- Chiang Kaishek and Stalin during WWII / Li Yuzhen -- Reshaping China : American strategic thinking and China's ethnic frontiers during WWII / Xiaoyuan Liu -- Northeast China in Chongqing politics : the influence of "recover the northeast" on domestic and international politics / Nishimura Shigeo -- The nationalist government's attitude toward post-war Japan / Wu Sufeng -- Post-war Sino-French negotiations about Vietnam, 1945-1946 / Yang Weizhen -- The 1952 treaty of peace between China and Japan / Hans van de Ven
Summary Negotiating China's Destiny explains how China developed from a country that hardly mattered internationally into the important world power it is today. Before World War II, China had suffered through five wars with European powers as well as American imperial policies resulting in economic, military, and political domination. This shifted dramatically during WWII, when alliances needed to be realigned, resulting in the evolution of China's relationships with the USSR, the U.S., Britain, France, India, and Japan. Based on key historical archives, memoirs, and periodicals from across East Asia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
World War, 1939-1945 -- China.
China -- Foreign relations -- 1912-1949.
China -- Politics and government -- 1912-1949.
Form Electronic book
Author Lary, Diana, editor
MacKinnon, Stephen R., editor
Van de Ven, Hans J., editor
ISBN 0804793115 (electronic bk)
9780804793117 (electronic bk)