The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,272,009 members ⚫ 1,419,367 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

The Manchurian Myth

Nationalism, Resistance, and Collaboration in Modern China

The Manchurian Myth by Rana Mitter
Buy this eBook
US$ 68.95
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
A powerful element in twentieth-century Chinese politics has been the myth of Chinese resistance to Japan's seizure of Manchuria in 1931. Investigating the shifting alliances of key players in that event, Rana Mitter traces the development of the narrative of resistance to the occupation and shows how it became part of China's political consciousness, enduring even today.

After Japan's September 1931 military strike leading to a takeover of the Northeast, the Chinese responded in three major ways: collaboration, resistance in exile, and resistance on the ground. What motives prompted some Chinese to collaborate, others to resist? What were conditions like under the Japanese? Through careful reading of Chinese and Japanese sources, particularly local government records, newspapers, and journals published both inside and outside occupied Manchuria, Mitter sheds important new light on these questions.
University of California Press; December 2000
309 pages; ISBN 9780520923881
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: The Manchurian Myth
Author: Rana Mitter