Origins of the war in the East : Britain, China and Japan 1937-39 / Aron Shai.
- London ; New York : Routledge : Taylor & Francis Group, 2011, c1976.
- Routledge library editions. Japan ; v. 46
1 online resource (208 p.)
- Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Causes.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China.
China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
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- This study describes the British government's policy towards China during the first phases of the undeclared Sino-Japanese war, starting in July 1937 when the conflict in North China culminated in all-out hostilities; and ending in September 1939 when the outbreak of the war over Poland forced the British government to turn almost all its attention to Europe. The dilemmas confronting British policy-makers in the Far East are analysed together with the implementation of their subsequent solutions. Attention is focused on the question of British interests in China and on the decisive factors
- BOOK COVER; TITLE01; COPYRIGHT01; TITLE02; COPYRIGHT02; CONTENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; 1 FROM AN INCIDENT TO THE UNDECLARED SINO-JAPANESE WAR; 2 THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS AND THE BRUSSELS CONFERENCE OF 1937; 3 IN QUEST OF A POLICY: CHINA AND THE ANGLO-SAXON POWERS; 4 THE WAR AND STRATEGIC AID; 5 THE WAR AND FINANCIAL AID: THE CUSTOMS AND CREDITS TO CHINA; 6 THE TIENTSIN DISPUTE OF 1939-A FAR EASTERN MUNICH?; 7 CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
First published in 1976.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.4324/9780203845059 doi
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