Database topics
Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East)
Book
1 online resource (37,418 images)
This collection of essential U.S. Information Service collections on the Civil War period provides a unique opportunity to understand immediate post-World War II Chinese history, comparative revolution, and early Cold War history. This combination of smaller press collections weave together the strands of military, social, political, and free world history and includes an analysis of how the Chinese Communist Party achieved victory in the Chinese Civil War of 1946-1950.
Database topics
Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East)
Book
1 online resource (19,749 images)
This collection consists of inter and intradepartmental memorandums, reports, position papers, summaries, maps, photographs, and despatches (from US Foreign Service officers and military personnel) relating to the internal political affairs of China and United States foreign policy toward China. Materials in this collection focus mainly on military and political aspects of the Chinese civil war and United States intervention in that conflict. Records include background material on US efforts to negotiate a settlement between the Chinese Nationalists and Communists, Sino-Soviet relations, US military operations in China, the activities of Chinese officials, US financial assistance to the Nationalist Government, and the question of recognition of Chinese Communist regime. Also included is briefing materials on the 1949 China White Paper, and information relating to the Far East, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Korea, and Formosa.
Database topics
News; East Asia Studies; Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East)