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Nanjing 1937

Harmsen, Peter (Journalist)

Nanjing 1937

Battle for a Doomed City

by Harmsen, Peter (Journalist)

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter Harmsen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS797.56.N365 H37 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27218811M
    ISBN 101612002846
    ISBN 109781612002842
    LC Control Number2016429663
    OCLC/WorldCa910090756

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    Read this book on Questia. Set on the eve of the Rape of Nanjing-when Japanese troops invaded the historic capital city, massacred hundreds of thousands, and committed thousands of rapes- Nanjing is a tender and humorous story of an impossible love and a lively, detailed historical portrait of a culture on the verge of rupture. The novel centers on the life of Ding Wenyu, a privileged. "Nanjing " is one of the most realistic films of a dirty war unknown for Westerners, the "Nanjing Massacre", a.k.a. the Rape of Nanking and produced by John Woo. The direction of Ziniu Wu is impressive and gives the sensation of a documentary to the viewer. Unfortunately this film has been released only on VHS in Brazil.

    Book Description: Set on the eve of the Rape of Nanjing -- when Japanese troops invaded the historic capital city, massacred hundreds of thousands, and committed thousands of rapes -- Nanjing is a tender and humorous story of an impossible love and a lively, detailed historical portrait of a culture on the verge of rupture. The novel centers on the life of Ding Wenyu, a privileged.   Shanghai and Nanjing are aimed at general audiences, and neither book engages in academic sniping. This decision to avoid controversies still unsettled in academic circles is understandable, but many readers will wish that Harmsen had explored the larger, grand-strategic consequences of the campaigns with more : T. Greer.


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Nanjing by Peter Harmsen fills this gap. This is the follow-up to Harmsen’s bestselling Shanghai Stalingrad on the Yangtze, and begins where that book left off. In stirring prose, it describes how the Japanese Army, having invaded the mainland and emerging victorious from the Battle of Shanghai, pushed on toward the capital /5(70).

Nanjing by Peter Harmsen fills this gap. In stirring prose, this book describes how the Japanese Army, having invaded the mainland and emerging victorious from the Battle of Shanghai, pushed on toward the capital Nanjing in a crushing advance that confirmed its reputation for /5(70).

This book takes place in Nanjing the year leading up to the infamous massacre by the Japanese in The story is about Ding Wenyu, a womanizing professor of foreign languages.

He is a immensely popular professor who does not abide by any rule of either etiquette or common sense/5. Nanjing written by Peter Harmsen is a well-researched book that gives more than a good overview of the fall of China capital during the Second World War.

The author manages to tell his story in an interesting way using the wealth of information gathered from all kind of sources archives, memoirs, media and academic papers.4/5.

Nanjing Battle for a Doomed City stands by itself as an important book about a significant historical event, but it also serves as an excellent sequel to Harmsen’s Shanghai Stalingrad on the Yangtze." Professor J. Nanjing 1937 book Bruce Jacobs "When we think of Republican-era Nanking today, rape, pillage and massacre come first to : Casemate Publishers.

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Nanjing Battle for a Doomed City Peter Harmsen. Casemate Publishers, Philadelphia,pages. Book Review published on: Ma The second Sino-Japanese War is attracting increased attention as a more balanced view of China's role in World War II is emerging in Western historiography.

About Nanjing A masterpiece by one of China’s bestselling contemporary novelists, Nanjing tells the epic story of a passionate courtship played out against the backdrop of one of the century’s most harrowing scenes of war. Ding Wenyu is a philandering professor famous for storming out of class if there aren’t enough pretty girls to teach.

By contrast, the story of the month-long campaign before this notorious massacre has never been told in its entirety. Nanjing by Peter Harmsen fills this gap. This is the follow-up to Harmsen's best-selling Shanghai Stalingrad on the Yangtze, and begins where that book left off. Nanjing by Peter Harmsen fills this gap.

This is the follow-up to Harmsen's best-selling Shanghai Stalingrad on the Yangtze, and begins where that book left off. Philadelphia & Oxford: Casemate, Pp.

Illus., maps, append, order of battle, notes, biblio., index. $ ISBN: The Battle for Nanjing Nanjing in appeared simply destined as a whistle stop along Japan’s ongoing conquest of China during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Nanjing by Peter Harmsen fills this gap. This is the follow-up to Harmsen’s bestselling Shanghai Stalingrad on the Yangtze, and begins where that book left off.

In stirring prose, it describes how the Japanese Army, having invaded the mainland and emerging victorious from the Battle of Shanghai, pushed on toward the capital.

Buy Nanjing Battle for a Doomed City 1st Edition by Peter Harmsen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(51).

Nanjing by Peter Harmsen fills this gap. This is the follow-up to Harmsen’s bestselling Shanghai Stalingrad on the Yangtze, and begins where that book left off. In stirring prose, it describes how the Japanese Army, having invaded the mainland and emerging victorious from the Battle of Shanghai, pushed on toward the capital.

Nanjing by Peter Harmsen fills this gap. In stirring prose, this book describes how the Japanese Army, having invaded the mainland and emerging victorious from the Battle of Shanghai, pushed on toward the capital Nanjing in a crushing advance that confirmed its reputation for bravery and savagery in equal measure/5(93).

Celebrated Nanjing novelist Ye Zhaoyan makes his US debut with a romance set against the backdrop of the Japanese invasion of China. Spoiled, narcissistic playboy Ding Wenyu, the only child of a distinguished government family in Nanjing, teaches a few desultory classes at the National University but spends most of his time seducing other men’s wives (on his good days) or amusing.

Set on the eve of the Rape of Nanjing--when Japanese troops invaded the historic capital city, massacred hundreds of thousands, and committed thousands of rapes--Nanjing is a tender and humorous story of an impossible love and a lively, detailed historical portrait of a culture on the verge of rupture.

The novel centers on the life of Ding Wenyu, a privileged, womanizing, narcissistic 1/5(2). Nanjing by Peter Harmsen fills this gap. This is the follow-up to Harmsen’s bestselling Shanghai Stalingrad on the Yangtze, and begins where that book left off. In stirring prose, it describes how the Japanese Army, having invaded the mainland and emerging victorious from the Battle of Shanghai, pushed on toward the capital /5(3).

Set on the eve of the Rape of Nanjing—when Japanese troops invaded the historic capital city, massacred hundreds of thousands, and committed thousands of rapes—Nanjing is a tender and humorous story of an impossible love and a lively, detailed historical portrait of a culture on the verge of rupture.

The novel centers on the life of Ding Wenyu, a privileged, womanizing, narcissistic Pages:. The Nanking Massacre took place over a period of six weeks inwhen the Imperial Japanese Army brutally murdered hundreds of thousands .Nanjing Massacre, conventional Nanking Massacre, also called Rape of Nanjing, (December –January ), mass killing and ravaging of Chinese citizens and capitulated soldiers by soldiers of the Japanese Imperial Army after its seizure of Nanjing, China, on Decemduring the Sino-Japanese War that preceded World War II.

The.NANJING Battle for a Doomed City. Peter Harmsen. The infamous Rape of Nanjing looms like a dark shadow over the history of Asia in the 20th century, and is among the most widely recognized chapters of World War II in China.

However, the story of the month-long campaign before this massacre has never been told in its entirety--until now.