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Title A Mission under Duress : the Nanjing Massacre and Post-Massacre Social Conditions Documented by American Diplomats
Published University Press of America 2012


Description 1 online resource (395 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Arrival in the Ravaged City; 2. Investigation into Japanese Atrocities; 3. Allison Slapped by a Japanese Soldier; 4. Violation of American Property and Interests; 5. Establishment of Provisional Government; 6. Japanese Businesses Flock into Nanjing; 7. Thomson Slapping Incident; 8. Damage and Losses Compensation Claims; Notes; Index
Summary This book explores the massacre that occurred after the Japanese captured the Chinese capital of Nanjing in December 1937. In January 1938, three American diplomats arrived in Nanjing and sent numerous atrocity reports to the U.S. and U.S. diplomatic posts, extensively documenting the situation and the American diplomatic role
Subject Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937.
Diplomats -- United States -- Correspondence
Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937 -- Sources
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Atrocities -- Sources
SUBJECT Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Subject China -- Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng)
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
Author Lu, Suping.
ISBN 1283637944