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Author Davis, Donald E., 1936-

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

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2009.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxix, 460 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 419-445) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary "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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Politicians -- United States.
Authors, American -- Political activity -- United States.
Public opinion -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Relations -- Soviet Union.
United States -- Relations -- China.
Soviet Union -- Foreign public opinion, American.
China -- Foreign public opinion, American.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Soviet Union -- Relations -- United States.
China -- Relations -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Trani, Eugene P.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780826218537 (alk. paper)

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