• Librería: General secondhand bookshop Calvello Books (Owl & Co. Bookshop) (Stati Uniti)
  • Año de publicación: 1971
  • Editor: Naval Institute Press
  • EAN: 0870217976
  • Sugetos: military History
  • Peso del envío: 1.000 g
  • Encuadernación: Hardcover very good
  • Edición: 1st ed. 4th printing
  • Lugar de publicación: Annapolis
  • Condiciones: Near fine; small tear (about 1/2 inch) to back top of rear jacket (now closed, reglued), else very good to very good(-), mild handling-wear; pages are clean and crisp. Binding tight.

Notas Bibliográficas

Quarto in red cloth and yellow photo illus. DJ; vii, 329 pages illustrations 24 cm; autographed. Housed in an archival mylar sleeve Autographed by the author "To a very special dragon" || Contents: pt. I. 1784-1865 -- "Red Hairs" on the China Coast -- The Yangtze Rediscovered -- Birth of the Yangtze Patrol -- The Taiping Rebellion -- pt. II. 1865-1898 -- The U.S. Comeback in China -- Cruise of the Ashuelot -- Szechwan Opens to Foreigners -- American Decline on the Yangtze -- pt. III. 1898-1918 -- The Upper River Opens to Trade -- Post Spanish-American War Expansion -- A British View of the Yangtze -- The 1911 Chinese Revolution -- The Great War of 1914-18 -- pt. IV. 1918-1924 -- The Yangtze "War," 1918-20 -- The White Russians Arrive -- Bandits Up the Yangtze -- Wanhsien Interlude -- Palos Visits Shanghai -- Middle Yangtze Tales -- Wood Oil and Opium -- pt. V. 1925-1927 -- China in Turmoil; Rise of the Nationalists -- The Battle of Wanhsien -- Nanking Incident -- Seige of Shanghai, 1927 -- The "Fourth" Marines -- Of Ducks, Fish, and Wild Game -- pt. VI. 1923-1931 -- New Gunboats on the River -- Life "At Sea" on the Yangtze -- Changsha Tales -- Bandit Shootups -- Captain Baker Up for Ransom -- Light Tales of Shanghai and Upriver -- pt. VII. 1931-1937 -- Taels, Cash, and Dollars "Mex" -- Report on the "New Six" -- Last Cruise of the Palos -- Final Port for Palos-Chungking -- pt. VIII. 1937-1942 -- The Japanese Attack Shanghai -- Panay Incident -- War on the Middle Yangtze -- Exit Monocacy -- Tutuila at the· End of the Line -- Confrontations with the Japanese -- The Navy Leaves the Yangtze -- Gunboats at Sea-Shanghai to Manila -- Warl Capture of Wake -- End of an Epoch.

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