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The Resource A force so swift : Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino

A force so swift : Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino

Label
A force so swift : Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949
Title
A force so swift
Title remainder
Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Peraino
Title variation
Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A compelling year-long narrative of America's response to the fall of Chiang Kai-shek and Nationalist China in 1949, and Mao Zedong and the Communist Party's rise to power, forever altering the world's geopolitical map."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peraino, Kevin,
Dewey number
327.73051
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E183.8.C5
LC item number
P525 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • HISTORY / Asia / China
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Diplomacy
  • United States
  • United States
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • China
  • United States
  • Taiwan
Label
A force so swift : Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prologue -- Missimo -- The greatest force -- The old devils -- Bedbugs -- The dean -- All the aces -- Riverdale -- Wait, look, see -- A new world -- Heaven and hell -- A vast and delicate enterprise -- Neverland -- Heat -- Killing the tiger -- The great crescent -- Firecracker -- No devil shall escape -- Dig up the dirt -- First lightning -- Risky business -- The voice -- Through a glass, darkly -- A rather spectacular triumph -- A force so swift -- Epilogue, the mills of the gods
Control code
968212519
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 379 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307887238
Lccn
2017000979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027506219
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
A force so swift : Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prologue -- Missimo -- The greatest force -- The old devils -- Bedbugs -- The dean -- All the aces -- Riverdale -- Wait, look, see -- A new world -- Heaven and hell -- A vast and delicate enterprise -- Neverland -- Heat -- Killing the tiger -- The great crescent -- Firecracker -- No devil shall escape -- Dig up the dirt -- First lightning -- Risky business -- The voice -- Through a glass, darkly -- A rather spectacular triumph -- A force so swift -- Epilogue, the mills of the gods
Control code
968212519
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 379 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307887238
Lccn
2017000979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027506219
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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