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The Resource A force so swift : Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino, (electronic resource eBook)

A force so swift : Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino, (electronic resource eBook)

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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
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
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
Summary
A year-long narrative of America's response to the 1949 fall of Chiang Kai-shek and Nationalist China to Mao Zedong and Communism shares insights into the heated debates within the Truman administration and how circumstances were influenced by the creation of Israel, the rebuilding of Japan, the birth of the United Nations and the start of the Cold War
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Writing style
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10597045
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DLC
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Peraino, Kevin
Dewey number
327.73051
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E183.8.C5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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OverDrive, Inc
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True
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  • United States
  • United States
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • China
  • United States
  • Taiwan
Target audience
adult
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Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949
Label
A force so swift : Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=3216952
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780307887252
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
bc
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83d5d3d5-b5ee-44fe-af77-7e46c2a64bcf
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Label
A force so swift : Mao, Truman, and the birth of modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=3216952
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780307887252
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
83d5d3d5-b5ee-44fe-af77-7e46c2a64bcf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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