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To change China : Western advisers in China, 1620-1960
AuthorSpence, Jonathan D.
Pub. LocationHarmondsworth, MiddlesexPublisherPenguin Books
Date1980Phys. Desc.xvi, 335 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
LocationDir. Office GalleryCall NumberDS740.4.S62 1980
To change China : Western advisers in China, 1620-1960 / by Jonathan Spence.
Reprint of the 1969 ed. published by Little, Brown, New York.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents: Schall and Verbiest : to God through the stars -- Peter Parker : bodies or souls -- Ward and Gordon : glorious days of looting -- Lay and Hart : power, patronage, pay -- Martin and Fryer : trimming the lamps -- Edward Hume : Yale for China -- Mikhail Borodin : life in the sun -- Todd and Bethune : overcome all terrors -- Chennault, Stilwell, Wedemeyer : a compass for Shangri-La -- The last rounds : U.S.A. and U.S.S.R.

Subject(s)China--Civilization--Christian influences
China--Civilization--Western influences
Missionaries--China--History
China--Relations--Foreign countries--History
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionBibl. Sinensis Soc. IesuRec. #17976
ISBN0140055282 ; 9780140055283LCCN79024544OCLC5726042