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The Battle for Xuzhou and the Defense of Wuhan

STEPHEN R. MacKINNON

in Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254459
eISBN:
9780520934603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254459.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter offers a narrative history of the long and bloody battle for Xuzhou and the siege of Wuhan. It notes how military events produced shared governance of Wuhan, with key commanders in the ... More


The Nationalist Government’s Attitude toward Postwar Japan

Wu Sufeng

in Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789660
eISBN:
9780804793117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789660.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

Wu Sufeng demonstrates that the policy of the Nationalists toward post-war Japan was based on the principle of ‘repaying aggression with kindness’, in stark contrast to US and British approaches. Wu ... More


The Special Relationship and the Rule of Law

Jedidiah J. Kroncke

in The Futility of Law and Development: China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190233525
eISBN:
9780190233549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233525.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 7 traces the intensification of America’s interest in China’s legal and political development during the 1930s and 1940s alongside the continued secularization of legal export work. The ... More


Declaring War as an Issue in Chinese Wartime Diplomacy

Tsuchida Akio

in Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789660
eISBN:
9780804793117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789660.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

China declared war on Japan only after Pearl Harbor, while Japan never followed suit. Tsuchido Akio demonstrates that contrary to generally held opinion, China did not decline to declare war on Japan ... More


Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II

Hans van de Ven, Diana Lary, and Stephen MacKinnon (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789660
eISBN:
9780804793117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789660.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Before WWII, China mattered little in international relations. Afterwards, it was recognized as one of the victorious allies, it secured a permanent seat in the UN’s Securty Council, and it had ... More


Postwar Sino-French Negotiations about Vietnam, 1945–1946

Yang Weizhen

in Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789660
eISBN:
9780804793117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789660.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

Yang Weizhen’s examination of Sino-French negotiations about Vietnam complement Bastid-Bruguiere’s account of the fading French influence in East Asian international relations. After Japan’s ... More


Frontline Choices The Resistance Fighters, Nationalism, and Locality, 1931–1932

Rana Mitter

in The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance, and Collaboration in Modern China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221116
eISBN:
9780520923881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221116.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the early phase of the Japanese occupation of the Northeast, the majority of the members of resistance groups were not motivated by nationalism in the sense understood by the intellectuals in ... More


The 1952 Treaty of Peace between China and Japan

Hans van de Ven

in Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789660
eISBN:
9780804793117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789660.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

Van de Ven argues that the 1952 Peace Treaty between the Republic of China and Japan was less a peace treaty than one of a series of US-inspired treaties to contain communism in East Asia. It was ... More


Reshaping China: American Strategic Thinking and China’s Ethnic Frontiers during World War II

Xiaoyuan Liu

in Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789660
eISBN:
9780804793117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789660.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

Most historians of the Sino-US relationship have focused on such issues as the Stilwell Incident, the Dixie Mission, and Lend-Lease. Liu Xiaoyuan demonstrates that in US foreign policy to China, ... More


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