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Born a foreigner : a memoir of the American presence in Asia

Author: Charles T Cross
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work provides a perceptive overview of the intense US connection with East Asia in the 20th century. Part memoir, part diplomatic history, it traces Ambassador Cross's personal odyssey as a boy  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles T Cross
ISBN: 0847694682 9780847694686 0847694690 9780847694693
OCLC Number: 246588465
Notes: An ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy book
Description: XVII, 281 Seiten
Contents: Chapter 1 Born a Foreigner Chapter 2 Growing Up in Beijing Chapter 3 The Horse Marines Chapter 4 After the Marines Chapter 5 One Path to the Foreign Service Chapter 6 Taipei I: 1949-1950 Chapter 7 Jakarta: 1950-1951 Chapter 8 Hong Kong: 1952-1954 Chapter 9 Washington and McCarthyism Chapter 10 Kuala Lumpur: 1955-1957 Chapter 11 Washington Again Chapter 12 London: 1966-1967 Chapter 13 Vietnam Chapter 14 The Tet Offensive Chapter 15 DEPCORDS Chapter 16 Looking Back at Vietnam Chapter 17 Singapore Chapter 18 Hong Kong Again Chapter 19 Return to Taiwan
Responsibility: Charles T. Cross

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This is a remarkable and highly personal account of a half century of Chinese-American engagement-a mosaic of affection and insight, friendship and hostility, cross-purposes and adjustment, public Read more...

 
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