Forgotten Ally: China'S World war ii, 1937-1945 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rana Mitter

Forgotten Ally: China'S World war ii, 1937-1945 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rana Mitter year 2014
  • Book name: Forgotten Ally: China'S World war ii, 1937-1945
  • Author: Rana Mitter
  • Release date: 2014/11/28
  • Publisher: MARINER BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780544334502
  • Rating: 7.55 of 10
  • Votes: 571
  • Review by: Zuri Slocum
  • Review rating: 9.56 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/20
  • Total pages: 480
  • Includes a PDF summary of 41 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: An Economist Book of the YearA Financial Times Book of the Year 'A book that has long cried out to be written.' - Observer (UK), Books of the Year In 1937, two years before Hitler invaded Poland, Chinese troops clashed with Japanese occupiers in the first battle of World War II. Joining with the United States, the Soviet Union, and Great Britain, China became the fourth great ally in a devastating struggle for its very survival. Prizewinning historian Rana Mitter unfurls China's drama of invasion, resistance, slaughter, and political intrigue as never before. Based on groundbreaking research, this gripping narrative focuses on a handful of unforgettable characters, including Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Zedong, and Chiang's American chief of staff, 'Vinegar Joe' Stilwell. Mitter also recounts the sacrifice and resilience of everyday Chinese people through the horrors of bombings, famines, and the infamous Rape of Nanking. More than any other twentieth-century event, World War II was crucial in shaping China's worldview, making Forgotten Ally both a definitive work of history and an indispensable guide to today's China and its relationship with the West. 'In the manner of David McCullough, [Mitter] creates a complex history that is urgently alive.' - Kirkus Reviews
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H36M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Asian History, World War 2 Books
  • Available formats: EPUB, WORD, TIFF, TCR, HTM, TXT, PDF, DOC. Compressed in RZ, TZO, ZIP, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.59 USD
  • Dimensions: 132.08x200.66x25.4mm
  • Weight: 294.83g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States
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