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The undaunted women of Nanking : the wartime diaries of Minnie Vautrin and Tsen Shui-fang / edited and translated by Hua-ling Hu, Zhang Lian-hong.

Author/creator Vautrin, Minnie, 1886-1941
Other author/creatorTsen, Shui-fang, 1875-1969.
Other author/creatorHu, Hualing.
Other author/creatorZhang, Lian-hong.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoCarbondale : Southern Illinois University Press,
Descriptionx, 238 p., [14] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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Supplemental Content Full text available from UPCC Books History 2010 Subject Collection
Contents Biographical sketches : Minnie Vautrin and Tsen Shiu-Fang -- A note on the two diaries -- Juxtaposition--Excerpts from the two diaries, December 8, 1937, to March 1, 1938 -- Receiving refugees at Ginling College under intensifying bombardment -- Japanese occupation of Nanking--soldiers' rampage, residents' terror -- Observing holidays in a time of horror and the refugees' "goddess of mercy" -- Registration of women and the return of American and European diplomats -- Life and problems inside the Ginling camp -- The Japanese demand to close refugee camps and Vautrin's defiance -- Slowly restoring law and order, but soldiers keep searching for "Hwa Gu-Niang" -- Aftermath -- Appendix: Reports by Minnie Vautrin on the rape of Nanking from her correspondence -- A review of the first month: December 13, 1937-January 13, 1938 -- As a refugee camp : January 14-March 31, 1938.
General noteIncludes translation from Chinese.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2009037023
ISBN9780809329632 (alk. paper)
ISBN0809329638 (alk. paper)

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