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Historical dictionary of the Chinese Civil War

Author: Pak-Wah Leung
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, 2002.
Series: Historical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest :, no. 22.
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"This Dictionary, the first of its kind written in English, begins with a detailed and analytical introduction of the microscopic and macroscopic views of the Chinese Civil War.

It contains numerous entries of importance on people, events, places, wars and institutions related to the war. A map of China is provided as well as a detailed chronology and a bibliography.

The author has utilized many Chinese and non-Chinese sources, presenting a balanced and objective account of the war that changed the face of Chinese history."--BOOK JACKET.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leung, Pak-Wah, 1950-
Historical dictionary of the Chinese Civil War.
Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606931750
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pak-Wah Leung
ISBN: 0810844354 9780810844353
OCLC Number: 49959291
Description: xli, 191 : map 22 cm.
Contents: Editor's Foreword / Jon Woronoff --
The Dictionary.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest :, no. 22.
Responsibility: Edwin Pak-wah Leung.

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This dictionary contains numerous entries of the important people, events, places, wars and institutions related to the Chinese Civil War. The author has utilized many Chinese and non-Chinese  Read more...

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At only 170 pages, the dictionary portion of the book is very concise by any standard. In the entries, Leung demonstrates excellent skills in providing summaries of complex historical events...as the Read more...

 
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