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Distorted mirrors [electronic resource] :Americans and their relations with Russia and China in the twentieth century / Donald E. Davis, Eugene P. Trani.

By: Davis, Donald E, 1936-.
Contributor(s): Trani, Eugene P.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 460 p.).ISBN: 9780826271891 (electronic bk.); 0826271898 (electronic bk.); 0826218539 (alk. paper); 9780826218537 (alk. paper).Subject(s): United States -- Relations -- Soviet Union | United States -- Relations -- China | Soviet Union -- Foreign public opinion, American | China -- Foreign public opinion, American | Politicians -- United States | Authors, American -- Political activity -- United States | United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Soviet Union -- Relations -- United States | China -- Relations -- United States | Public opinion -- United States -- History -- 20th century | HISTORY | Authors, American -- Political activity | Intellectual life | Politicians | Public opinion | Public opinion, American | Relations | China | Soviet Union | United States | 1900 - 1999Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.DDC classification: 973.91 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Russia -- "Soviet Sam" and the �emigr�es -- The boys from Riga -- Assignment in Utopia -- Honeymooners -- Chums -- Mr. X -- Gray eminence -- pt. 2. China -- Missionary diplomacy -- Pragmatist in China -- Red star over China -- The novelist and the ambassador -- The president and the generalissimo -- Luce's man in Chungking -- Gurus -- Old conclusions, new beginnings.
Scope and content: "Drawing on memoirs, archives, and interviews, Davis and Trani trace American prejudice toward Russia and China by focusing on the views of influential writers and politicians over the course of the twentieth century, showing where American images originated and how they evolved"--Provided by publisher.
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"Drawing on memoirs, archives, and interviews, Davis and Trani trace American prejudice toward Russia and China by focusing on the views of influential writers and politicians over the course of the twentieth century, showing where American images originated and how they evolved"--Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 419-445) and index.

pt. 1. Russia -- "Soviet Sam" and the �emigr�es -- The boys from Riga -- Assignment in Utopia -- Honeymooners -- Chums -- Mr. X -- Gray eminence -- pt. 2. China -- Missionary diplomacy -- Pragmatist in China -- Red star over China -- The novelist and the ambassador -- The president and the generalissimo -- Luce's man in Chungking -- Gurus -- Old conclusions, new beginnings.

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