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By Suzanne Pepper

Many books have attempted to research the explanations for the chinese language communist good fortune in China's 1945_1949 civil battle, yet Suzanne Pepper's seminal paintings used to be the 1st and continues to be the single entire research of ways the ruling Nationalists misplaced that war_not simply militarily, yet via alienating the civilian inhabitants via corruption and incompetence. Now on hand in a brand new version, this authoritative research of Kuomintang failure and communist good fortune explores the hot learn and archival assets to be had for assessing this pivotal interval in modern chinese language historical past. much more appropriate this day given the modern debates in Hong Kong and Taiwan over the phrases of reunification with a communist-led nationwide executive in Beijing, this booklet is vital analyzing for somebody looking a nuanced figuring out of twentieth-century chinese language politics.

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