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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
  • maps
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
Control code
2017000979
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, map
System control number
(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
Control code
2017000979
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, map
System control number
(OCoLC)968212519

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