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Uncertain Years: Chinese-American Relations, 1947-1950

Uncertain Years: Chinese-American Relations, 1947-1950

Edited by Dorothy Borg and Waldo Heinrichs

Columbia University Press, 1980, 332 pp.

Excellent papers by nine American scholars on U.S. foreign policy a modern China. The most provocative is Warren Cohen's essay arguing that before the Korean War Secretary of State Dean Acheson was unequivocally aiming at establishing friendly relations with Beijing.