Historical Dictionary Of The Chinese Civil War by Edwin Pak-wah LeungHistorical Dictionary Of The Chinese Civil War by Edwin Pak-wah Leung

Historical Dictionary Of The Chinese Civil War

byEdwin Pak-wah Leung

Hardcover | October 16, 2002

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China today remains a divided country, as a result of the Civil War between the Chinese Nationalists and Communists. The Chinese Civil War, has been regarded by many as an important subject in the study of modern Chinese history, as this protracted struggle ultimately led to the Communist victory on the Mainland and the Nationalist government's retreat to the island of Taiwan in 1949. Considered an extremely important turning point in modern Chinese history, the Civil War is also of great international significance. This resource, the first of its kind written in English, details: o Microscopic and macroscopic views of the Chinese Civil War o People o Events o Places o Institutions
Edwin Pak-Wah Leung is Professor of Asian Studies and Director of Asian Studies Graduate Program, Seton Hall University, New Jersey. He is also Chairman of the New Jersey Cultural Studies Foundation.
Title:Historical Dictionary Of The Chinese Civil WarFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.82 × 5.6 × 0.72 inPublished:October 16, 2002Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810844354

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Editor's Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Reader's Note Chapter 4 List of Acronyms and Abbreviations Chapter 5 Chronology Chapter 6 Introduction Chapter 7 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 8 Bibliography Chapter 9 About the Author

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