Lost chance in China

the World War II despatches of John S. Service. Edited by Joseph W. Esherick. by John S. Service

Publisher: Random House in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Copy 3 is Vintage Book edition, 1975.

ContributionsEsherick, Joseph
LC ClassificationsDS777.55 S443
The Physical Object
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22341252M
ISBN 100394714059

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The despatches reveal remarkable lucidity in a labyrinthine imbroglio of political and military turmoil. Service scrutinizes Kuomintang mismanagement (the Honan famine) and its astonishing aloofness from the Chinese people.

In Service wrote, ""China is a mess For the sorry situation as a whole, Chiang and only Chiang is responsible."". An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

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American side as the documents relating to China became available. I found to my astonishment that Dean Acheson had understood that Jiang was 2. Joseph W Esherick, ed., Lost Chance in China: The World War II Despatches of John S. Service (New York, ).

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Lost chance in China. New York: Random House, © (OCoLC) Online version: Service, John S. (John Stewart), Lost chance in China. New York: Random House, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John S Service; Joseph Esherick.

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A few years later, Joseph Esherick, a student of Chinese history, pub- lished a volume of Service's dispatches entitled Lost Chance in China.2 In his introduction he praised Service and his colleagues for urging the United States to avoid commitment to Jiang's moribund regime and prepare for accommodation with the CCP, likely victors in the civil war.

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