Amidst the tragedy of World War I, comes a true story about China s history that sheds a warm light on its people This little known story tells about the prisoners of war who received special treatment in China During World War I, thousands of German and Austrian POWs enjoyed a comfortable, aristocratic life playing football, tennis and bowling in the former imperial gardens, palaces and vast snowfields of Northeast China This was a period in history that shed a ray of sunshine during a time of human catastrophe Filled with precious historical photos, the book tells The Untold Story of German and Austrian Prisoners of War in China Li Xuetong, editor of the Institute of Modern History of CASS The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and chief editor of Modern History Data, graduated from Nankai University and received a doctorate from Renmin University of China He engaged in historical data collation and modern history research for than twenty years, and has been involved in the codification of Beiyang Warlord 1912 1918 , The War of Resistance against Japan and other large historical volumes He compiled Science and Industrialization and Weng Wenhao diary eds , and published several research works Gu Weiming, editor of Modern History Data at CASS, graduated from the Department of History of Peking University and then worked in Tibet He worked for China Social Sciences Press and the Library of the Institute of Modern History Currently, he is engaged in historical data edit and historical events research regarding displaced children during the War of Resistance Publisher s website www.ChinaPODG.com LiXuetongandGuWeiming...
|Title||:||The Untold Story of German and Austrian Prisoners of War in China|
|Publisher||:||Strategic Book Publishing September 14, 2012|
|Number of Pages||:||174 pages|
|File Size||:||779 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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