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Hostage on the Yangtze

Britain, China, and the Amethyst crisis of 1949

by Malcolm H. Murfett

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in

    Places:
  • China,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Amethyst (Sloop),
    • China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China.,
    • China -- Foreign relations -- 1912-1949.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-300) and index.

      StatementMalcolm H. Murfett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS740.5.G5 M87 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 313 p. :
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1881688M
      ISBN 100870212893
      LC Control Number90042359

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