Zhang Xueliang

The General Who Never Fought

Authors: Shai, A.

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The first book to tell the strange and fascinating story of General Zhang Xue-liang, the Chinese-Manchurian 'Young Marshall' - a man who left an indelible mark on the history of modern China, but few know his story. Unlocking the mystery of this man's life, Aron Shai helps to shed light on 20th-century China.

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ARON SHAI is the Rector (Provost) of Tel Aviv University, Israel. He is a Professor of History and East Asian Studies and the Incumbent of the Shoul N. Eisenberg Chair for East Asian Affairs. He has authored books on China's modern history published in England, the United States, China and Israel, including Origins of the War in the East: Britain, China and Japan, Britain and China: Imperial Momentum, China in International Affairs,  Twentieth Century China: Imperialism Imprisoned, The Fate of Foreign Firms in China: Imperialism Imprisoned, Sino-Israeli Relations: Current Reality and Future Prospects and has also published two historical novels, Benhazar – Son to a Stranger and She Used to Call him Mano.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-5

    Shai, Aron

  • Opium and Government in Manchuria, 1901–31

    Pages 6-30

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  • From One Incident to Another, from Manchuria to Xi’an, 1931–6

    Pages 31-53

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  • ‘Forced Advice’: The Revolt Against Chiang Kai-shek, 1936

    Pages 54-67

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  • The Great Reconciliation, 1936–7

    Pages 68-95

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Zhang Xueliang
Book Subtitle
The General Who Never Fought
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-34891-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230348912
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-27906-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32678-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 174
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