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Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Civil War.

Author: Christopher R Lew; Edwin Pak-wah Leung
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2013.
Series: Historical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Civil War studies the longer, broader war and its chronology carefully tracks the major events. The introduction then provides a broad overview, describing the contending forces, and showing how the Communists come out on top. The details, and these are crucial, are laid out in over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries dealing with the opposing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lew, Christopher R.
Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Civil War.
Lanham : Scarecrow Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher R Lew; Edwin Pak-wah Leung
ISBN: 9780810878747 0810878747
OCLC Number: 853364719
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages).
Contents: Editor's Foreword; Preface; Reader's Note; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; W; X; Y; Z; Bibliography; About the Authors.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest.

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This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Civil War studies the longer, broader war and its chronology carefully tracks the major events. The introduction then provides a broad overview, describing the contending forces, and showing how the Communists come out on top. The details, and these are crucial, are laid out in over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries dealing with the opposing forces and parties, the major campaigns and battles, the Long March, and of course the leadership on both sides.

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First published in 2002, and later reprinted as The A-to-Z of the Chinese Civil War (2010), this 2d edition has over 100 more pages of text. Lew, a U.S. Army veteran, has substantially revised and Read more...

 
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