The China Mirage


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The China Mirage

The China Mirage Author by : James Bradley
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2015-04-21
Publisher by : Little, Brown
ISBN : 9780316196666
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Total Download : 630

"Bradley is sharp and rueful, and a voice for a more seasoned, constructive vision of our international relations with East Asia." --Christian Science Monitor James Bradley introduces us to the prominent Americans--including FDR's grandfather, Warren Delano--who in the 1800s made their fortunes in the China opium trade. Meanwhile, American missionaries sought a myth: noble Chinese peasants eager to Westernize. The media propagated this mirage, and FDR believed that supporting Chiang Kai-shek would make China America's best friend in Asia. But Chiang was on his way out and when Mao Zedong inste
Category: History

The China Mirage

The China Mirage Author by : James Bradley
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2015-04-21
Publisher by : Hachette UK
ISBN : 9780316196666
File Size : 41,7 Mb
Total Download : 482

From the bestselling author of Flags of our Fathers, Flyboys, and The Imperial Cruise, a spellbinding history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent. In each of his books, James Bradley has exposed the hidden truths behind America's engagement in Asia. Now comes his most engrossing work yet. Beginning in the 1850s, Bradley introduces us to the prominent Americans who made their fortunes in the China opium trade. As they -- -good Christians all -- -profitably addicted millions, American missionaries arrived, promising salvation for those who ado
Category: History

The Imperial Cruise

The Imperial Cruise Author by : James Bradley
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2009-11-24
Publisher by : Little, Brown
ISBN : 0316039667
File Size : 44,8 Mb
Total Download : 891

In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. Roosevelt's glamorous twenty-one year old daughter Alice served as mistress of the cruise, which included senators and congressmen. On this trip, Taft concluded secret agreements in Roosevelt's name. In 2005, a century later, James Bradley traveled in the wake of Roosevelt's mission and discovered what had transpired in Honolulu, Tokyo, Manila, Beijing and Seoul. In 1905, Roosevelt was bully-confident and made s
Category: History

The Mirage Of China

The Mirage Of China Author by : Xin Liu
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-02-01
Publisher by : Berghahn Books
ISBN : 9780857456113
File Size : 47,5 Mb
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Today's world is one marked by the signs of digital capitalism and global capitalist expansion, and China is increasingly being integrated into this global system of production and consumption. As a result, China's immediate material impact is now felt almost everywhere in the world; however, the significance and process of this integration is far from understood. This study shows how the a priori categories of statistical reasoning came to be re-born and re-lived in the People's Republic - as essential conditions for the possibility of a new mode of knowledge and governance. From the ruins of
Category: Business & Economics
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