Zhang Xueliang: The General Who Never Fought

Hardcover | January 17, 2012

byA. Shai

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The first book totell the strange and fascinating story ofGeneral Zhang Xue-liang, the Chinese-Manchurian "Young Marshall" - a man who left an indelible mark on the history of modern China, but few know his story.Unlocking the mystery of this man's life, the author helps to shed light on 20th-century China.

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The first book totell the strange and fascinating story ofGeneral Zhang Xue-liang, the Chinese-Manchurian "Young Marshall" - a man who left an indelible mark on the history of modern China, but few know his story.Unlocking the mystery of this man's life, the author helps to shed light on 20th-century China.

ARON SHAIis the Rector (Provost) of Tel Aviv University, Israel. He is a Professor of History and East Asian Studies and the Incumbent of the Shoul N. Eisenberg Chair for East Asian Affairs. He has authored books on China's modern history published in England, the United States, China and Israel, includingOrigins of the War in the Eas...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.02 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230279066

ISBN - 13:9780230279063

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Table of Contents

Maps and Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Notes on the Sources, Indexes and the Transliteration
Introduction
Opium and Government in Manchuria, 1901-1931
From One Incident to Another, From Manchuria to Xian, 1931-1936
"Forced Advice:" The Revolt against Chiang Kaishek, 1936
The Great Reconciliation, 1936-1937
The Wheel Turns 1936-1937
A General Drifting in the Wind, 1937-1946
Prisoner and Philosopher in Taiwan, 1946-1990
Twilight and Death in Hawaii, 1991-2001
Bibliography
Indexes