The Shanghai Badlands: Wartime Terrorism and Urban Crime, 1937-1941

The Shanghai Badlands: Wartime Terrorism and Urban Crime, 1937-1941

by Frederic Wakeman, Jr, Jr. Wakeman, Wakeman Jr. Frederic
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521497442

ISBN-13: 9780521497442

Pub. Date: 02/28/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Between August 1937 and December 1941, terrorist wars broke out between Nationalist secret agents and the assassins of the Japanese military authorities who occupied most of Shanghai, and a spate of assassinations, bombings, and machine gun raids took place under the very noses of authorities. The release of secret Chinese police files by the C.I.A. allow the inner

Overview

Between August 1937 and December 1941, terrorist wars broke out between Nationalist secret agents and the assassins of the Japanese military authorities who occupied most of Shanghai, and a spate of assassinations, bombings, and machine gun raids took place under the very noses of authorities. The release of secret Chinese police files by the C.I.A. allow the inner workings of these terrorist groups, and their links to the Green Gang just before Pearl Harbor was bombed and World War II erupted, to be exposed for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521497442
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Chinese History, Literature and Institutions Series
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: consequences; 1. Island Shanghai; 2. Blue Shirts; 3. National salvation; 4. Retaliation - pro-Japanese terrorists; 5. Provocation - the Chen Lu assassination; 6. Capitulation - the Xi Shitai assassination; 7. The puppet police and 76 Jessfield Road; 8. Terrorism and crime; 9. Rackets; 10. Terrorist wars; 11. Dim-out; Epilogue: outcomes; Bibliography.

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