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Treading softly : U.S. Marines in China, 1819-1949

Author: George B Clark
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brief history of foreign intervention in China, viewed through the experiences of the United States Marine occupation force.

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clark, George B., 1926-
Treading softly.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)610159006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George B Clark
ISBN: 0275970787 9780275970789
OCLC Number: 44174274
Description: xviii, 207 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Beginnings, 1819-1899 --
The Boxer Rebellion --
Early Twentieth Century, 1905-1929 --
The China Marines, 1930-1941 --
Back to China, 1945-1949 --
Boxer Rebellion --
Boxer Rebellion, Reports --
Third Brigade --
Billets of the Second Brigade (1937) --
A Brief Chronological History of the Peking Guard (1905-1934).
Responsibility: George B. Clark.

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A history of foreign intervention in China, viewed through the experiences of the United States Marine occupation force. It examines how the occupying powers dealt with a fellow sovereign nation, and  Read more...

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"[T]his is an excellent book....will be a handy reference work for those interested in reading about or further researching this history."-The Journal of Military History "Entusiasts of Marine Corps Read more...

 
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