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In a sea of bitterness : refugees during the Sino-Japanese War

Author: R Keith Schoppa
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2011.
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The Japanese invasion of Shanghai in 1937 led some thirty million Chinese to flee their homes in terror, and live--in the words of artist and writer Feng Zikai--"in a sea of bitterness" as refugees. R. Keith Schoppa paints a comprehensive picture of the refugee experience in one province--Zhejiang, on the central Chinese coast--where the Japanese launched major early offensives as well as notorious later campaigns.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Keith Schoppa
ISBN: 9780674059887 0674059883
OCLC Number: 709670275
Description: 346 pages, [12] pages of plates : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The thousand-person pit --
A world where ghosts wailed --
Confronting the refugee crisis --
Veering into the ravine --
Days of suffering --
The kidnapping of Chinese civilians --
Government on the move --
Playing hide-and-seek with the enemy --
Guerrilla education --
Wartime business --
Scorched earth --
Trading and smuggling --
Bubonic bombs --
Remaking homes.
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The Japanese invasion of Shanghai in 1937 led 30 million Chinese to flee their homes in terror, and live--in the words of artist and writer Feng Zikai--"in a sea of bitterness" as refugees. Keith  Read more...

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The brutal Japanese invasion of China in 1937 forced more than 30 million Chinese to flee their homes and subsist in regions of their country unfamiliar to them as refugees until the end of World War Read more...

 
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