American, Chinese, and Japanese perspectives on wartime by Akira Iriye, Warren I. Cohen

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ISBN 0-8420-2298-8 Richard V. Salisbury, Anti-Imperialism and International Competition in Central America, 1920-1929 (1989). ISBN 0-8420-2304-6 Gerald K. S. Cold War Diplomacy in the Third World, 1945-1954 (1989). , Sino-American Relations, 1945-1955: A Joint Reassessment of a Critical Decade (1989). ISBN 0-8420-2333-X Lawrence S. Kaplan, Denise Artaud, and Mark R. , Dien Bien Phu and the Crisis of Franco-American Relations, 1954-1955 (1990). ISBN 0-8420-2341-0 Michael L. S. Policy toward Economic Nationalism in Latin America, 1917-1929 (1990).

His publications include American Ambassador: Joseph C. Grew and the Development of the United States Diplomatic Tradition (Boston, 1966) and Threshold of War: Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Entry into World War II (New York, 1988). GARY R. HESS, a professor of American diplomatic history at Bowling Green State University, has written many books about American relations with the countries of southern and southeastern Asia, including America Encounters India, 1941-1947 (Baltimore, MD, 1971) and The United Page x States' Emergence as a Southeast Asian Power, 1940-1950 (New York, 1987).

The Japanese threat to American interests was written off as Hearst press or pro-navy propaganda. Chinese claims to American sympathy were countered with references to corruption and dictatorship in Nanjing. 23 Roosevelt had little time in the mid-1930s to dwell on China. There may have been a warm spot in his heart for China, but there is not a shred of evidence that this ever affected policy. On the contrary, he referred explicitly to the need for the Chinese to fend for themselves when American policies affected them adversely.

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