History Courses For

Dr. Christopher C. Lovett

China in the 1930s and the Sino-Japanese War

Agawa, Hiroyuki. The Reluctant Admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy. Tokyo: Kodansha, 1972.

Allen, Louis. Burma: The Longest War 1941-1945. London: Phoenix Press, 1982.

Asada, Sadao. From Mahan to Pearl Harbor: The Imperial Japanese Navy and the United States. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2006.

Auer, James E. Who Was Responsible? From Marco Polo Bridge to Pearl Harbor. Japan: The Yomiuri Shimbun, 2006.

Ballard, J. G. Empire of the Sun: A Novel. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.

Barenblatt, A Plague on Humanity: The Secret Genocide of Axis Japan's Germ Warfare Operation. New York: HarperCollins, 2004.

Bayly, Christopher and Tim Harper. Forgotten Armies: The Fall of British Asia, 1941-1945. Cambridge: Harvard/Belknap, 2004.

Beeching, Jack. The Chinese Opium Wars. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975.

Behr, Edward. The Last Emperor. New York: Bantam Books, 1987.

___. Hirohito: Behind the Myth. New York: Vintage, 1989.

Bergamini, David. Japan's Imperial Conspiracy. New York: Morrow, 1971.

Best, Anthony. Britain, Japan, and Pearl Harbor: Avoiding War in East Asia, 1936-1941. New York: Routledge, 1995.

Bicker, Robert. The Scramble for China: Foreign Devils in the Qing Empire. New York: Penguin, 2012.

Bix, Herbert P. Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan. New York: Perennial, 2000.

Bond, Charles R. and Terry H. Anderson. A Flying Tiger's Diary. College Station: Texas A&M, 1984.

Borg, Dorothy. The United States and the Far Easteren Crisis of 1933-1938: From the Manchuria Incident through the Initial Stages of the Undeclared Sino-Japanese War. Cambridge: Harvard, 1964.

Botjer, George. A Short History of Nationalist China 1919-1949. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1979.

Bradby, Tom. The Master of Rain: A Novel. New York: Doubleday, 2002.

Brackman, Arnold C. The Other Nurembrg: The Untold Story of the Tokyo War Crimes Trials. New York: William Morrow, 1987.

Brook, Timothy. Collaboration: Japanese Agents and Local Elites in Wartime China. Cambridge: Harvard, 2006.

Bunker, Gerald E. The Peace Conspiracy: Wang Ching-wei and the China War, 1937-1941. Cambridge: Harvard, 1972.

Bywater, Hector C. The Great Pacific War: A History of the American-Japanese Campaign of 1931-1933. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1924.

Carr, Caleb. The Devil Soldier: The Story of Frederick Townsend Ward. New York: Random House, 1992.

Chang, Iris. The Rape of Nanking. New York: Basic Books, 1997.

Chang, Jung and Jon Halliday. Mao: The Unknown Story. New York: Anchor/Doubleday, 2005.

Cohen, Paul A. History in Three Keys: The Boxers as an Event, Experience, and Myth. New York: Columbia, 1997.

Collins, Maurice. Foreign Mud: The opium imbroglio at Canton in the 1830s and the Anglo-Chinese War. New York: W. W. Norton, 1946.

Cook, Haruko Taya and Theodore F. Cook. Japan at War: An Oral History. New York: The New Press, 1992.

Costello, John. The Pacific War 1941-1945. New York: Harper, 1981.

Crozier, Brian. The Man Who Lost China: The First Full Biography of Chiang Kai-shek. New York: Scribners, 1976.

Davies, John Patton, Jr. China Hand: An Autobiography. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.

Daws, Gavin. Prisoners of the Japanese: POWs of World War II in the Pacific. New York: William Morrow, 1994.

Dong, Stella. Shanghai, 1842-1949: The Rise and Fall of a Decadent City. New York: William Morrow, 2000.

Dorn, Frank. Walkout with Stilwell in Burma. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1970.

___. The Sino-Japanese War 1937-1941: From Marco Polo Bridge. Boston: Macmillan, 1974.

Drea, Edward J. Japan's Imperial Army: Its Rise and Fall, 1853-1945. Lawrence: Kansas, 2009.

Dreyer, Edward L. China at War 1901-1949. New York: Longman, 1995.

Dull, Paul S. A Battle History of the Imperial Japanese Navy 1941-1945. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1978.

Eastman, Lloyd. Chiang Kai-Shek's Secret Past: The Memoir of His Second Wife Ch'en Chieh-ju. Boulder: Westview, 1993.

Edgerton, Robert B. Warriors of the Rising Sun: A History of the Japanese Military. New York: W. W. Norton, 1997.

Eshrick, Joseph W. The Origins of the Boxer Uprising. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1987.

Evans, David C. The Japanese Navy in World War II. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1969.

Evans, David C. and Mark R. Peattie. Kaigun: Stragegy, Tactics, and Technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy 1887-1941. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1997.

Evans, M. Stanton and Herbert Romerstein. Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of the Roosevelt's Government. New York: Theshold, 2012.

Fairbank, John King. The Great Chinese Revolution, 1800-1985. New York: HarperCollins, 1986.

Falk, Stanely L. Bataan: The March of Death. New York: Berkley Books, 1962.

Fay, Peter Ward. The Opium War 1840-1842. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1975.

Feifer, George. Breaking Open Japan: Commodore Perry, Lord Abe and American Imperialism in 1853. New York: Collins, 2006.

Fenby, Jonathon. Chiang Kai-Shek: China's Generalissimo and the Nation He Lost. New York: Carroll and Graf, 2003.

Fleming, Peter. The Siege of Peking. New York: Harper and Row, 1959.

Ford, Daniel. Flying Tigers: Claire Chennault and His American Volunteers, 1942-1943. New York: Smithsonain Books, 2007.

French, Paul. Midnight in Peking. New York: Penguin, 2011.

___. The Badlands: More Stories from the Midnight in Peking. New York: Penguin, 2013.

Gilkey, Langdon. Shantung Compound. New York: HarperCollins, 1966.

Goetz Holmes, Linda. Guests of the Emperor: The Secret History of Japan's Mukden POW Camp. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2010.

Goldman, Stuart D. Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory that Shaped World War II. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2012.

Harmsen, Peter. Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2013.

Harries, Meirion and Susie Harries. Soldiers of the Sun: The Rise and Fall of the Imperial Japanese Army. New York: Random House, 1991.

Harris, Sheldon H. Factories of Death: Japanese Biological Warfar 1932-1945 and the American Cover Up. New York: Routledge, 1994.

Hershatter, Gail. Dangerous Pleasures: Prostitution and Modernity in Twentieth-Century Shanghai. Los Angeles: California, 1997.

Hicks, George. The Comfort Women: Japan's Brutal Regime of Enforced Prostitution in the Second World War. New York: W. W. Norton, 1994.

Honan, William H. Visions of Infamy: The Untold Story of How a Journalist Hector Bywater Devised the Plans that Led to Pearl Harbor. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991.

Hooton, E. R. The Greatest Tumult: The Chinese Civil War 1936-1949. London: Brassey's, 1991.

Horn, Gerald. Race War!: White Supremacy and the Japanese Attack on the British Empire. New York: NYU Press, 1996.

Ienaga, Saburo. The Pacific War and the Japanese, 1931-1945. New York: Pantheon, 1978.

Iriye, Akira. After Imperialism: The Search for a New Order in the Far East 1921-31. New York: Antheneum, 1965.

___. Power and Culture: The Japanese-American War 1941-1945. Cambridge: Harvard, 1981.

___. The Origins of the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific. New York: Longman, 1987.

Jacoby, Annlee and Theodore White. Thunder Out of China. New York: William Sloane Associates, 1961.

Jin, Han. Nanjing Requiem: A Novel. New York: Vintage, 2011.

Joiner, Lynne. Honorable Survivor: Mao's China, McCarthy's America, and the Persecution of John S. Service. Anapolis: Naval Institute, 2009.

Kahn, E. J., Jr. The China Hands: America's Foreign Service Officers and What Befell Them. New York: Viking, 1972.

Kaga, O. Riding the East Wind. Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1999.

Kakehashi, Kumiko. So Sad to Fall in Battle: An Account of War. New York: Ballantine Books, 2007.

Kamen, Paula. Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind. New York: DaCapo, 2007.

Katsuichi, Honda. The Nanjing Massacre: A Japanese Journalist Confronts Japan's National Shame. New York: Sharpe, 1999.

Kimura, Masato and Tosh Minohara, eds. Tumultuous Decade: Empire, Society, and Diplomacy in 1930s Japan. Buffalo: Toronto, 2013.

Klehr, Harvey and Ronald Radosh. The Amerasia Spy Case: Prelude to McCarthyism. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1992.

Koster, John. Operation Snow: How a Soviet Mole in FDR's White House Triggered Pearl Harbor. Washington: Regnery, 2012.

Latimore, Owen. Solution in Asia. Boston: Little, Brown, 1944.

Lary, Diana. The Chinese People at War: Human Suffering and Social Transformation, 1937-1945. New York: Cambridge, 2010.

Lee, Bradford A. Britain and the Sino-Japanese War 1937-1939. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 1973.

Lowe, Peter. Great Britain and the Origins of the Pacific War. New York: Oxford, 1977.

Lu, David J. From the Marco Polo Bridge to Pearl Harbor: A Study of Japan's Entry into World War II. Washington: Public Affairs, 1961.

MacArthur, Brian. Surviving the Sword: Prisoners of the Japanese in the Far East, 1942-1945. New York: Random House, 2005.

Macri, Franco David. Clash of Empires in South China: The Allied Nations' Proxy War wiht Japan, 1935-1941. Lawrence: Kansas, 2012.

MacKinnon, Janice R. and Stephen R. MacKinnon. Agnes Smedley: The Life and Times of an American Radical. Los Angeles: California, 1988.

McLynn, Frank. The Burma Campaign: Disaster into Triumph 1942-1945. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010.

Martin, Brian G. The Shanghai Green Gang: Politics and Organized Crime, 1919-1937. Los Angles: California, 1996.

Maugham, W. Somerset. The Painted Veil. New York: Vintage, 1925.

May, Gary. China Scapegoat: The Diplomatic Ordeal of John Carter Vincent. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1979.

Miller, Edward S. War Plan Orange: The U.S. Strategy to Defeat Japan 1897-1945. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1991.

___. Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Before Pearl Harbor. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2007.

Minear, Richard H. Victor's Justice: The Tokyo War Crimes Trials. New York: Princeton, 1971.

Minoru, Kitamura. The Politics of Nanjing: an Impartial Investigation. New York: University Press of America, 2007.

Mitter, Rana. A Bitter Revolution: China's Struggle with the Modern World. New York: Oxford, 2004.

___. Forgotten Ally: China's World War II 1937-1945. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

Morison, Samuel Elliot. The Rising Sun in the Pacific 1931-April 1942. Boston: Little, Brown, 1942.

Newman, Robert P. Owen Lattimore and the "Loss" of China. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1992.

Ogburn, Charlton. The Marauders. New York: Quill, 1956.

Orita, Zenji. I-Boat Captain. Canoga Park, CA: Major Books, 1976.

Preston, Diana. The Boxer Rebellion: The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners that Shock the World in the Summer of 1900. New York: Walker, 1999.

Price, Ruth. The Lives of Agnes Smedley. New York: Oxford, 2005.

Ravina, Mark. The Last Samurai: The Life and Battles of Saigo Takamori. New York: Wiley, 2004.

Reel, A. Frank. The Case of General Yamashita. New York: Octagon Books, 1971.

Ryan, Allan J. Yamashita's Ghost: War Crimes, MacArthur's Justice and Command Accountability. Lawrence: Kansas, 2012.

Sacquety, Troy J. The OSS in Burma: Jungle War against the Japanese. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2013.

Salisbury, Harrison E. The Long March: The Untold Story. New York: Harper and Row, 1985.

Schom, Alan. The Eagle and the Rising Sun: The Japanese-American War 1941-1943. New York: W. W. Norton, 2004.

Schram, Stuart. Mao Tse-Tung. New York: Penguin, 1966.

Sergeant, Harriet. Shanghai: Collusion Point of Cultures 1918-1939. New York: Crown, 1990.

Sheridan, James E. China in Disintegration: The Republican Era in Chinese History, 1912-1949. New York: Free Press, 1975.

Silbey, David J. The Boxer Rebellion adn the Great Game in China. New York: Hill and Wang, 2012.

Slim, William Viscount Field Marshal. Defeat into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India 1942-1945. New York: Cooper Square Press, 1956.

Spence, Jonathan. God's Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuguan. New York: HaperCollins, 1996.

Spurling, Hilary. Pearl Buck in China: Journey to the Good Earth. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2010.

Snow, Edgar. Red Star over China. New York: Grove Press, 1938.

___. Edgar Snow: A Biography. Bloomington: Indiana, 1987.

Snow, Helen Foster. My China Years. New York: William Morrow, 1984.

Snow, Philip. The Fall of Hong Kong: Britain, China, and the Japanese. Cambridge: Yale, 2003.

Stilwell, Joseph. The Stilwell Papers. New York: William Sloan Associates, 1948.

Stimson, Henry L. The Far Eastern Crisis. New York: Harpers, 1936.

Sun, Youli. China and the Origins of the Pacific War, 1931-1941. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993.

Tanaka, Yuki. Hidden Horrors: Japanese War Crimes in World War II. Boulder: Westview Press, 1996.

Thorne, Christopher. The Limits of Foreign Policy: The West, the League, and the Far Eastern Crisis of 1931-1933. New York: Capricorn, 1972.

Toland, John. But Not In Shame: The Six Months after Pearl Harbor. New York: Random House, 1961.

___.The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of Imperial Japan. New York: Random House, 1970.

Tolley, Kemp. Yangtze Patrol: The U.S. Navy in China. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1971.

Tsuji, Masanobu. Japan's Greatest Vitory: Britian's Worst Defeat. New York: Sarpedon, 1993.

Tsou, Tang. Amreica's Failure in China 1941-1950. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963.

Tuchman, Barbara. Stilwell and the American Experience in China 1911-1945. New York: Macmillan, 1970.

___. Notes from China. New York: Collier Books, 1972.

___. "If Mao Had Come to Washington in 1945: An Essay in Alternatives" in Notes from China. New York: Collier, 1972.

Utley, Jonathan G. Going to War with Japan 1937-1941. Nashvile: Tennessee, 1985.

Wakeman, Frederic. The Fall of Imperial China. New York: Free Press, 1975.

___. Policing Shanghai 1927-1937. Los Angeles: University of California, 1995.

___. The Shanghai Badlands. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996

___. Strangers at the Gate: Social Disorder in South China 1839-1861. Los Angeles: University of California, 1997.

___. Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service. Los Angeles: California, 2003.

Warren, Alan. Burma 1942: The Road from Rangoon to Mandalay. New York: Continuum, 2011.

Wasserstein, Bernard. Secret War in Shanghai: An Untold Story of Espionage, Intrigue, and Treason. Boston: Houghton Miflin, 1998.

Wedemeyer, Albert C. Wedemeyer Reports! New York: Devlin-Adair, 1958.

Williams, Peter and David Wallace. Unit 731: Japan's Secret Biological Warfare in World War II. New York: Free Press, 1989.

Wilson, Dick. The Long March 1935: The Epic of Chinese Communism's Survival. New York: Penguin, 1972.

___. When Tigers Fight: The Story of the Sino-Japanese War. New York: Viking, 1982.

Willmontt, H. P. Empires in the Balanc: Japanesee and Allied Strategies to April 1942. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1982.

Wright-Nooth, George. Prisoner of the Turnip Heads: The Fall of Hong Kong and Imprisonment of the Japanese. London: Cassell, 1994.

Yoshihashi, Takehiko. Conspiracy at Mukden: The Rise of the Japanese Military. New Haven: Yale University, 1963.

Yu, Maochun. OSS in China: Prelude to Cold War. New Haven: Yale, 1996.

___. The Dragon's War: Allied Operations and the Fate of China 1937-1947. Anapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2006.