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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
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
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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 (pages 343-357) 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 379 pages
Isbn
9780307887238
Lccn
2017000979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn968212519
  • 643766
  • (OCoLC)968212519
Label
A force so swift : Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-357) 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 379 pages
Isbn
9780307887238
Lccn
2017000979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn968212519
  • 643766
  • (OCoLC)968212519

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