Includes bibliographical references (p. 419-445) and index.
pt. 1. Russia -- "Soviet Sam" and the émigrés -- 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.
"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.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.