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Edgar Snow

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Edgar Parks Snow (17 July 1905 – 15 February 1972) was an American journalist known for his books and articles on Communism in China and the Chinese Communist revolution. [1]

83 relations: A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China, Agnes Smedley, Anti-communism, Arte, Battle of Stalingrad, Beijing, Beiping, Beta Theta Pi, Bubonic plague, Burma Road, Cancer, Canton of Vaud, Chiang Kai-shek, China, Chinese famine of 1928–30, Chinese Industrial Cooperatives, Chongqing, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Communism, Communist Party of China, December 9th Movement, Deng Yingchao, Eysins, Famine, Fascism, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Geneva, Great Leap Forward, Guominjun, Hankou, Helen Foster Snow, Hudson River, Japanese invasion of Manchuria, John K. Fairbank, Jon Halliday, Journalist, Jung Chang, Kansas, Kansas City, Missouri, Kentucky, Lee Feigon, Long March, Ma Haide, Mao Zedong, Mao: A Reinterpretation, Mao: The Unknown Story, McCarthyism, Nanking Massacre, New York City, North Carolina, ..., Nyon, Palisades, New York, Pancreatic cancer, Peking University, Peter Entell, Radio Télévision Suisse, Red Star Over China, Richard Nixon, Second Sino-Japanese War, Soong Ching-ling, Swiss Broadcasting Corporation, Switzerland, The Nation, The New York Times, The Saturday Evening Post, Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, Time (magazine), Totalitarianism, United States, University of Missouri, Wall Street Crash of 1929, Wataru Kaji, White House, World War II, Wuchang District, Xi'an, Yan'an, Yenching University, Yuki Ikeda, Zeta Phi, Zhang Xueliang, Zhidan County, Zhou Enlai. Expand index (33 more) »

A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China

A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China: An Investigative History (1999) is a history of international relations written by journalist Patrick Tyler.

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Agnes Smedley

Agnes Smedley (February 23, 1892 – May 6, 1950) was an American journalist and writer, well known for her semi-autobiographical novel Daughter of Earth as well as for her sympathetic chronicling of the Communist forces in the Chinese Civil War.

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Anti-communism is opposition to communism.

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ARTE (Association relative à la télévision européenne) is a public Franco-German TV network that promotes programming in the areas of culture and the arts.

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Battle of Stalingrad

The Battle of Stalingrad (23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943) was the largest confrontation of World War II, in which Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in Southern Russia.

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Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Beiping or Peiping, meaning "Northern Peace" in Chinese, is a former name of Beijing, which means "Northern Capital".

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Beta Theta Pi

Beta Theta Pi (ΒΘΠ), commonly known as Beta, is a North American social fraternity that was founded in 1839 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

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Bubonic plague

Bubonic plague is one of three types of plague caused by bacterium Yersinia pestis.

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Burma Road

The Burma Road was a road linking Burma with the southwest of China.

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Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.

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Canton of Vaud

The canton of Vaud is the third largest of the Swiss cantons by population and fourth by size.

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Chiang Kai-shek

Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi and known as Chiang Chungcheng, was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in exile in Taiwan.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chinese famine of 1928–30

The Chinese famine of 1928–1930 occurred as widespread drought hit Northwestern and Northern China, most notably in the provinces of Henan, Shaanxi and Gansu.

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Chinese Industrial Cooperatives

Chinese Industrial Cooperatives (CICs) were organisations established by a movement, involving various Western expatriates, to promote grassroots industrial and economic development in China.

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Chongqing, formerly romanized as Chungking, is a major city in southwest China.

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Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is the journalism school of Columbia University.

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In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.

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Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China.

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December 9th Movement

The December 9th Movement was a mass protest led by students in Beiping (present-day Beijing) on December 9, 1935 to demand that the Chinese government actively resist Japanese aggression.

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Deng Yingchao

Deng Yingchao (February 4, 1904 – July 11, 1992) was the Chairwoman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference from 1983 to 1988, a member of the Communist Party of China, and the wife of the first Chinese Premier, Zhou Enlai.

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Eysins is a municipality in the district of Nyon in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

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A famine is a widespread scarcity of food, caused by several factors including war, inflation, crop failure, population imbalance, or government policies.

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Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian ultranationalism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and control of industry and commerce, which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.

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Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.

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Great Leap Forward

The Great Leap Forward of the People's Republic of China (PRC) was an economic and social campaign by the Communist Party of China (CPC) from 1958 to 1962.

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The Guominjun, a.k.a. Nationalist Army, KMC, or Northwest Army (西北軍), refers to the military faction founded by Feng Yuxiang, Hu Jingyi and Sun Yue during China's Warlord Era.

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Hankou p Hànkǒu), formerly romanized as Hankow (Hangkow), was one of the three cities whose merging formed modern-day Wuhan municipality, the capital of the Hubei province, China.

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Helen Foster Snow

Helen Foster Snow (September 21, 1907 – January 11, 1997) was an American journalist who reported from China in the 1930s under the name Nym Wales on the developing Chinese Civil War, the Korean independence movement and the Second Sino-Japanese War.

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Hudson River

The Hudson River is a river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States.

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Japanese invasion of Manchuria

The Japanese invasion of Manchuria began on 18 September 1931, when the Kwantung Army of the Empire of Japan invaded Manchuria immediately following the Mukden Incident.

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John K. Fairbank

John King Fairbank (May 24, 1907 – September 14, 1991), was a prominent American historian of China.

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Jon Halliday

Jon Halliday is an Irish historian specialising in modern Asia.

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A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public.

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Jung Chang

Jung Chang (born 25 March 1952) is a Chinese-born British writer now living in London, best known for her family autobiography Wild Swans, selling over 10 million copies worldwide but banned in the People's Republic of China.

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Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Lee Feigon

Lee Feigon is an American historian who specialized in the study of 20th-century Chinese history.

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Long March

The Long March (October 1934 – October 1935) was a military retreat undertaken by the Red Army of the Communist Party of China, the forerunner of the People's Liberation Army, to evade the pursuit of the Kuomintang (KMT or Chinese Nationalist Party) army.

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Ma Haide

Ma Haide (September 26, 1910 – October 3, 1988), born Shafick George Hatem (جورج شفيق حاتم), was a Lebanese-American doctor who practiced medicine in China.

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Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong (December 26, 1893September 9, 1976), commonly known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.

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Mao: A Reinterpretation

Mao: A Reinterpretation is a biography of the Chinese communist revolutionary and politician Mao Zedong written by Lee Feigon, an American historian of China then working at Colby College.

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Mao: The Unknown Story

Mao: The Unknown Story is a 2005 biography of Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong (1893–1976) written by the wife and husband team of writer Jung Chang and historian Jon Halliday, who depict Mao as being responsible for more deaths in peacetime than Adolf Hitler or Joseph Stalin.

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McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence.

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Nanking Massacre

The Nanking Massacre was an episode of mass murder and mass rape committed by Japanese troops against the residents of Nanjing (Nanking), then the capital of the Republic of China, during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Nyon is a municipality in the district of Nyon in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

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Palisades, New York

Palisades, formerly known as Sneden's Landing, (pronounced SNEE-dens) is a hamlet in the Town of Orangetown in Rockland County, New York, United States, located north of Rockleigh and Alpine, New Jersey; east of Tappan; south of Sparkill; and west of the Hudson River.

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Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer arises when cells in the pancreas, a glandular organ behind the stomach, begin to multiply out of control and form a mass.

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Peking University

Peking University (abbreviated PKU or Beida; Chinese: 北京大学, pinyin: běi jīng dà xué) is a major Chinese research university located in Beijing and a member of the C9 League.

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Peter Entell

Peter Entell is an American-born documentary filmmaker, living in Switzerland.

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Radio Télévision Suisse

The Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS) is a Swiss public broadcasting organisation, part of SRG SSR.

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Red Star Over China

Red Star Over China, a 1937 book by Edgar Snow, is an account of the Communist Party of China that was written when it was a guerrilla army and still obscure to Westerners.

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Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.

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Second Sino-Japanese War

The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from July 7, 1937, to September 2, 1945.

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Soong Ching-ling

Soong Ching-ling (27 January 189329 May 1981) was a Chinese political figure.

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Swiss Broadcasting Corporation

The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG SSR; Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft, Société suisse de radiodiffusion et télévision, Società svizzera di radiotelevisione, '''S'''ocietad '''S'''vizra da '''R'''adio e Televisiun.) is the Swiss public broadcasting association, founded in 1931.

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Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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The Nation

The Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, and the most widely read weekly journal of progressive political and cultural news, opinion, and analysis.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Saturday Evening Post

The Saturday Evening Post is an American magazine published six times a year.

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Tiananmen Square protests of 1989

The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, commonly known in mainland China as the June Fourth Incident (六四事件), were student-led demonstrations in Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China, in 1989.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Benito Mussolini Totalitarianism is a political concept where the state recognizes no limits to its authority and strives to control every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Missouri

The University of Missouri (also, Mizzou, or MU) is a public, land-grant research university in Columbia, Missouri.

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Wall Street Crash of 1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects.

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Wataru Kaji

or (1901-1982) was the nom de guerre for Mitsugi Seguchi, a Japanese writer, literary critic, and political activist.

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White House

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wuchang District

Wuchang forms part of the urban core of and is one of 13 districts of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, China. It is the oldest of the three cities that merged into modern-day Wuhan, and stood on the right (southeastern) bank of the Yangtze River, opposite the mouth of the Han River. The two other cities, Hanyang and Hankou, were on the left (northwestern) bank, separated from each other by the Han. The name "Wuchang" remains in common use for the part of urban Wuhan south of the Yangtze River. Administratively, however, it is split between several districts of the City of Wuhan. The historic center of Wuchang lies within the modern Wuchang District, which has an area of and a population of 1,003,400. Other parts of what is colloquially known as Wuchang are within Hongshan District (south and south-east) and Qingshan District (north-east). Presently, on the right bank of the Yangtze, it borders the districts of Qingshan (for a very small section) to the northeast and Hongshan to the east and south; on the opposite bank it borders Jiang'an, Jianghan and Hanyang. On 10 October 1911, the New Army stationed in the city started the Wuchang Uprising, a turning point of the Xinhai Revolution that overthrew the Qing dynasty and established the Republic of China.

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Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi Province, China.

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Yan'an is a prefecture-level city in the Shanbei region of Shaanxi province, China, bordering Shanxi to the east and Gansu to the west.

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Yenching University

Yenching University, was a university in Beijing, China, that was formed out of the merger of four Christian colleges between the years 1915 and 1920.

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Yuki Ikeda

Yuki Ikeda was a Japanese dissident who joined the Republic of China during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

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Zeta Phi

The Zeta Phi Society (ΖΦ) was a fraternal organization founded at the University of Missouri (MU or Mizzou) in Columbia, Missouri in 1870.

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Zhang Xueliang

Zhang Xueliang or Chang Hsueh-liang or Chang Hsiao-liang (3 June 1901 – 15 October 2001), occasionally called Peter Hsueh Liang Chang and nicknamed the "Young Marshal" (少帥), was the effective ruler of northeast China and much of northern China after the assassination of his father, Zhang Zuolin, by the Japanese on 4 June 1928.

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Zhidan County

Zhidan is a county in Shaanxi province, China.

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Zhou Enlai

Zhou Enlai (5 March 1898 – 8 January 1976) was the first Premier of the People's Republic of China, serving from October 1949 until his death in January 1976.

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