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Asian Studies: China

Records of the U.S. Information Service

in China: Chinese Press Reviews and

Summaries, 1944-1950

Source

Library of Congress

Period

1944-1950

Content

37,418 images

Product Number

16153439

Product Code

GDSC-166

This collection of essential U.S. Information Service collections on theCivil War period provides

a unique opportunity to understand immediate post-WorldWar II Chinese history, comparative

revolution, and early Cold War history. This combination of smaller press collections weave

together the strands ofmilitary, social, political, and freeworld history and includes an analysis

of how the Chinese Communist Party achieved victory in the Chinese civil war of 1946-1950.

Records of U.S. State Department’s

Division of Chinese Affairs

Source

National Archives (U.S.)

Period

1944-1961

Content

19,749 images

Product Number

16212152

Product Code

GDSC-195

This collection consists of inter and intradepartmental memoranda, reports, position papers,

summaries, maps, photographs, and despatches relating to the internal political affairs of

China and US foreign policy toward China. Materials in this collection focusmainly onmilitary

and political aspects of the Chinese civil war and US intervention in that conflict. Records

include background material on US efforts to negotiate a settlement between the Chinese

Nationalists and Communists, Sino-Soviet relations, US military operations in China, the

activities of Chinese officials, US financial assistance to the Nationalists, and the question of

recognition of Chinese Communist regime.