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Wuhan, 1938 : war, refugees, and the making of modern China /

During 1938, a flood of Chinese refugees displaced by the Anti-Japanese War (1937-1945) converged on the central Yangzi valley tricity complex of Wuhan. This text tells the full story of Wuhan's defense and fall, and how the siege's aftermath led to new directions in the history of modern...

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Main Author: MacKinnon, Stephen R.
Other Authors: Capa, Robert, 1913-1954.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, ©2008.
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Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Wuhan before the war
  • Defending central China, 1938: military leadership and strategy
  • The battle for Xuzhou and the defense of Wuhan
  • Wuhan's refugee crisis
  • Culture and the press
  • Mobilizing youth
  • Romantic Hankou: the international dimension.