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Title A mission under duress : the Nanjing Massacre and post-massacre social conditions documented by American diplomats / edited with an introduction by Suping Lu
Published Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2010

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Description 1 online resource (xxx, 364 p.;)
Contents 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 Janjing -- 7. Thomson Slapping Incident -- 8. Damage and Losses Compensation Claims
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-356] and index
Notes In English with some Chinese
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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
HISTORY -- Asia -- China.
Atrocities.
Diplomats.
Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
China -- Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng)
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Personal correspondence.
Sources.
Form Electronic book
Author Lu, Suping, 1955-
LC no. 2021679047
ISBN 9780761851516
0761851518
1283637944
9781283637947
Other Titles Nanjing Massacre and post-massacre social conditions documented by American diplomats