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In a Sea of Bitterness

Refugees during the Sino-Japanese War

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$42.50 • £34.95 • €38.50

ISBN 9780674059887

Publication Date: 11/30/2011


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 maps, 6 tables


  • Introduction: The Thousand-Person Pit
  • 1. A World Where Ghosts Wailed
  • 2. Confronting the Refugee Crisis
  • 3. Veering into the Ravine
  • 4. Days of Suffering
  • 5. The Kidnapping of Chinese Civilians
  • [Maps follow page 136]
  • 6. Government on the Move
  • 7. Playing Hide-and-Seek with the Enemy
  • 8. Guerrilla Education
  • 9. Wartime Business
  • 10. Scorched Earth
  • 11. Trading and Smuggling
  • 12. Bubonic Bombs
  • Conclusion: Remaking Homes
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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