Tiki Davies and Todd Purdum - China Hand

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm
John Paton Davies, Jr. (1908-1999) was a Foreign Service Officer from 1931 to 1954, when McCarthyism ended his career. His memoir recounts his deep relationship with China, including his role as one of the first Americans to talk with Mao. Davies also offered early assessments of Chiang Kai-shek, met with Nehru and Gandhi in the 1940s, and served in Moscow with Kennan.
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ISBN: 9780812244014
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - February 15th, 2012

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