MY LIFE IN CHINA: 1926-1941 by Hallett Aband

MY LIFE IN CHINA: 1926-1941

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I must confess to finding the story of China's turbulent years of internal wars, changing war lords, Japanese crises, and so on not easy reading. But this is as vivid a picture of those years as has been given, and -- divorced of the reverberations of the Times correspondent's own battle with censorship, with Nanking and Chinese Nationalists, with various antagonistic forces, including the missionaries and the diplomats -- the story of China comes through in bold strokes. And the march of Japan-of which he gave continual warning, in vain, despite Manchuria, Chapel, Shanghal, the Panay incident, etc. He does not pull his punches -- he is not afraid to lay blame at its rightful door.

Pub Date: Nov. 4th, 1943
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace