Chiang Kaishek's Last Ambassador to Moscow: The Wartime Diaries of Fu Bingchang

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

byYee-Wah Foo

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This fascinating study examines wartime Chinese-Soviet relations from a Moscow-based, Chinese perspective at the ambassadorial level. The book includes descriptions of everyday life in Moscow, of embassy business, of contemporary events and diplomacy, of intelligence operations, of meetings with Stalin, and of communications to and from Chongqing.

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This fascinating study examines wartime Chinese-Soviet relations from a Moscow-based, Chinese perspective at the ambassadorial level. The book includes descriptions of everyday life in Moscow, of embassy business, of contemporary events and diplomacy, of intelligence operations, of meetings with Stalin, and of communications to and fro...

YEE WAH FOO is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Lincoln. She is Fu Bingchangs granddaughter, and this is her first book.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.89 × 5.62 × 0.9 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230584772

ISBN - 13:9780230584778

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Table of Contents

Maps
Acknowledgements
Authors Note (Transliteration)
List of Characters
Preface
PART I: EARLY YEARS
A New Appointment
Nationalists and Revolutionaries 1842-1911
The New Republic 1911-42
PART II: THE CHINESE EMBASSY
Purpose and Management
Entertaining and Intelligence
Diplomacy and Protocol
PART III: THE BIG FOUR
Second Front
The Conference
PART IV: XINJIANG
Returning to the Fold
Sheng Shicai
PART V: FRIENDSHIP AND ALLIANCES
A Secret Agreement at Yalta
The Allies and Soviet Support
Intelligence, the Allies and the CCP
The 1945 Sino-Soviet Treaty
PART VI: THE MISSION
Looking Back
Epilogue