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Hurricane From China

reviewed by Minoru Shinoda - 1963

coverTitle: Hurricane From China
Author(s): D. Warner
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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It is no easy task to convince Americans that Red China is a menace to world peace. The image of China which persists in the American mind is that of a country carved up into spheres of influence by European powers in the nineteenth century, overrun by the Japanese in the twentieth, and fought for and thrown into turmoil by petty warlords between periods of foreign domination. It is a portrait of a victim rather than of an instigator of foreign and domestic power politics. China also has been, in the American conception of her, a perennial victim of natural calamities—floods, droughts, and famine. How such a country, incapable of putting her own house in order and only deserving of our sympathy if not our help, can transform herself in a generation into a threat to world peace is an implausible hypothesis which most Americans consider unworthy of attention. Even after... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 64 Number 4, 1963, p. 346-346
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3007, Date Accessed: 11/16/2019 7:16:45 PM

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