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The Boxer Rebellion : The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners That Shook the World in the Summer of 1900
by Diana Preston
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The Chinese Steam Navy 1862-1945
by Richard N. J. Wright
Hardcover: 208 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1861761449; (March )

China in the Anti-Japanese War, 1937-1945: Politics, Culture, and Society
by David P. Barrett (Editor), Larry N. Shyu (Editor)
(Hardcover)

China's Road to the Korean War: The Making of the Sino-American Confrontation (U.S. and Pacific Asia-Studies in Social, Economic, and Political Inte)
by Jian Chen, Chen Jian
(Hardcover)

China's Bitter Victory : The War With Japan, 1937-1945
by James C. Hsiung (Editor), et al
(Paperback)
 

Decisive Encounters: The Chinese Civil War, 1946-1950
Decisive Encounters: The Chinese Civil War, 1946-1950
by Odd Arne Westad
Paperback: 413 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.02 x 9.18 x 6.04 
Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr; (April )
ISBN: 080474484X 
 
Documents on the Rape of Nanking
by Timothy Brook (Editor)
Listed under Japanese War Crimes

Ding Hao : America's Air War in China, 1937-1945
by Wanda Cornelius, Thayne Short (Introduction)
(Paperback)

The Essentials of War: The Masterpiece of a Strategist in Ancient China
by Sun Wu, et al
(Paperback)

The Great Wall at Sea : China's Navy Enters the Twenty-First Century
by Bernard D. Cole
(Hardcover)

China Mailbag Uncensored: Letters from an American GI in World War II China and India
by Lou Glist
(Hardcover)

Lest We Forget : Nanjing Massacre, 1937
by Xu Zhigeng
Listed under Japanese War Crimes

One Hundred Unorthodox Strategies
by Ralph D. Sawyer (Introduction), Mai-Ch Sawyer
(Paperback)

Mao's Generals Remember Korea
by Xiaobing Li (Translator), et al
(Hardcover)

My Quest to Fly: Memories and Photos of China, with the American and Chinese Air Forces, 1936 1940
by Sebie Biggs Smith
(Hardcover)

Mao's China and the Cold War (The New Cold War History)
by Jian Chen, Chen Jian
(Paperback)

Secret War in Shanghai
by Bernard Wasserstein
Before World War II, Shanghai was China's leading commercial center and the most vital and glamorous of Asia's great cities. Against the background of civil war, Shanghai was administered by a consortium of international powers intent on exploiting a defenseless China. The city's seizure by the Imperial Japanese Army in December 1941 ended much of its glitter but not its role as a den of espionage, corruption, and vice. Bernard Wasserstein deftly sets the complex scene as the different powerbrokers, from ambassadors to gangsters, accommodated to the occupying Japanese. The cast of characters is bizarre, ranging from master spies such as Richard Sorge, whose coup was to warn Stalin of Germany's impending invasion, to imposters and petty secret agents living on their wits. People were not what they seemed: the author reveals the often sordid realities behind his protagonists' masks as they struggled for survival and each others' secrets. Richly researched from original sources, Secret War in Shanghai is particularly successful in painting vivid pictures of the different national groups that found themselves caught up in the city's vortex: destitute White Russians, refugees from Hitler's Germany, British taipans trying to hang onto their business interests. The story moves as fast as a racy novel, yet it is all meticulously documented fact. --John Stevenson - Amazon.com
Hardcover: 352 pages
Houghton Mifflin Co; ISBN: 0395985374;

Seeds of Destruction : Nationalist China in War and Revolution, 1937-1949
by Lloyd E. Eastman
(Hardcover - April 1984)
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The Seven Military Classics of Ancient China (History and Warfare)
by Ralph D. Sawyer (Translator), Mei-Chun Sawyer (Editor)
(Hardcover - May 1993)

The Taiping Rebellion 1851-66 (Men-At-Arms Series, No 275)
Ian Heath, et al
Paperback - 48 pages (November )
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 185532346X

The Wiles Of War: 36 Military Strategies from Ancient China
by Sun Haichen (Translator)
(Paperback)

A photographer in old Peking
by Hedda Morrison
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