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Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Civil War - Edwin Pak-wah Leung

Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Civil War


Published: 16th October 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

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 8 Bibliography
Chapter 9 About the Author

ISBN: 9780810866096
ISBN-10: 0810866099
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 16th October 2002
Publisher: University Press of America