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The Kwangsi Way In Kuomintang China, 1931 1939
This work offers a detailed study of Kwangsi, the "model province" of Nationalist China, as it prepared for war with Japan in the 1930s. The author examines the theoretical and pragmatic origins of the Kwangsi Clique's ideology and describes the action taken by its citizen army against Japanese in the second Sino-Japanese War, incorporating an account of the reform ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published July 31st 1993 by Routledge
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You'd think a book about an obscure and now completely defunct political regime centred in Guangxi, in the south of China near the border with Vietnam, would be a tad more dispassionate , compared to the understandbly more partisan studies of the KMT regime or the rise of Communist power. But Levich does his passionate, partisan best, in his fervour to argue that the Kwangsi Clique was the 'Third Way' between Mao and Chiang. The book is very detailed, covering every aspect of the Clique's ...more