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The Resource The China mission : George Marshall's unfinished war, 1945-1947, Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

The China mission : George Marshall's unfinished war, 1945-1947, Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

Label
The China mission : George Marshall's unfinished war, 1945-1947
Title
The China mission
Title remainder
George Marshall's unfinished war, 1945-1947
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
Title variation
George C. Marshall's unfinished war, 1945-1947
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a narrative account of General George Marshall's high-stakes mission to broker peace among rival Chinese leaders, establish a Chinese democracy and prevent a Communist takeover while navigating threats of another war
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurtz-Phelan, Daniel
Dewey number
951.04/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS777.54
LC item number
.K866 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marshall, George C.
  • China
  • United States
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
The China mission : George Marshall's unfinished war, 1945-1947, Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Oh! General Marshall, we communists honor you -- Part I. Winning the peace. Peace is hell ; Horrid dilemmas ; Marshall is too big ; The Committee of Three ; Unity out of chaos ; First Lord of the Warlords -- Part II. Seek truth from facts. If the world wants peace ; Balance of mistrusts ; Fighting while talking ; Umpire on a battlefield ; Sisyphus in China ; George Marshall can't walk on water -- Part III. Limits of power. The rock and the whirlpool ; At the point of a gun ; All of Chiang's horses and all of Chiang's men ; Into the fire -- Epilogue : Losing China -- Postscript : Substitutes for victory?
Control code
ocn988280794
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 476 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393240955
Lccn
2017053909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
951.042 K967 ; XX-N ; [A17BP133, #11, 4@28.95, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 988280794
  • (OCoLC)988280794
Label
The China mission : George Marshall's unfinished war, 1945-1947, Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Oh! General Marshall, we communists honor you -- Part I. Winning the peace. Peace is hell ; Horrid dilemmas ; Marshall is too big ; The Committee of Three ; Unity out of chaos ; First Lord of the Warlords -- Part II. Seek truth from facts. If the world wants peace ; Balance of mistrusts ; Fighting while talking ; Umpire on a battlefield ; Sisyphus in China ; George Marshall can't walk on water -- Part III. Limits of power. The rock and the whirlpool ; At the point of a gun ; All of Chiang's horses and all of Chiang's men ; Into the fire -- Epilogue : Losing China -- Postscript : Substitutes for victory?
Control code
ocn988280794
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 476 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393240955
Lccn
2017053909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
951.042 K967 ; XX-N ; [A17BP133, #11, 4@28.95, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 988280794
  • (OCoLC)988280794

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