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Author Name:    WU, Tien-wei Michigan Papers in Chinese Studies No. 26

Title:   Sian Incident : A Pivotal Point in Modern Chinese History

Publisher:    Center for Chinese Studies, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1976, ISBN:-90264026V 

Seller ID:   110527

WU, Tien-wei. The Sian Incident : A Pivotal Point in Modern Chinese History. Ann Arbor : Center for Chinese Studies, The University of Michigan, 1976.Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,1-285,(5). Index. 8vo, blue and white card covers, letter ed in black. Michigan Papers in Chinese Studies No. 26. Contents : I. ChangHsueh-liang and His Time : The Young Marshal; The Student Response; Nation in Awakening. II. The United Front in the Northwest : The CCP "United Fron t" Strategy; The New Base for the Young Marshal. III. The Champion of a Cause : The Development of a Revolutionary Ideology; Alienation from Nanking; An Undependable Ally. IV. An Inevitable Nemesis : The Chang-Yang Union; TheGathering Storm; Chiang's Visits to Sian; The Layout of a Last Campaign. V . The December 12th Coup d'Etat : The Fateful Day; Chiang in Captivity. VI.Nanking: Divided in Intents and Policies :Two Opposed Groups; Donald, the Herald of Peace. VII. The CCP Stance: A Triumph of Reason : Chou En-lai's Mission to Sian; Consistency in Policy. VIII. Reaction of the Outside World : Warlords on the Fence; Public Opinion; Reactions of Great Powers. IX. Chiang's Release: The Success of Personal Diplomacy : The Duo-Negotiators; An Unwritten Agreement; Christmas Day. X. A Second Coup d'Etat : A Recalcitrant Sian; The Rallying of Anti-Communist Forcesl The Negotiation Impasse; TheTungkuan Conference and Its Aftermath; The February Second CDoup. XI. The Close of An Era : The Tungpei Army Disarmed; The CCP Overture; The KMT Third Plenum. XII. Conclusion : An Inevitable Course; The Release of Chiang; A Recalcitrant Sian; The Capitulation of the CCP; The Fate of the Young Marshal. Edges nicked, spine browned, name expunged from front cover, else very good. 35.00


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