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  1. [+]
    Abend... (Review)
    Japan Unmasked, by Hallett Abend
    1. Japan Unmasked by Hallett Abend
    The Saturday Review, May 3, 1941, p. 19
  2. [+]
    Adventure in Central Asia (2 Reviews)
    News from Tartary, by Peter Fleming
    1. News from Tartary by Peter Fleming
    2. The Flight of "Big Horse" by Sven A. Hedin
    The New Republic, February 3, 1937, p. 417
  3. [+]
    Advice on Japan (Review)
    Japanese Militarism: Its Cause and Cure, by John M. Maki
    1. Japanese Militarism: Its Cause and Cure by John M. Maki
    The Nation, June 2, 1945, p. 627
  4. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    Ambassador Grew's Mission (Review)
    Ten Years in Japan, by Joseph Clark Grew
    1. Ten Years in Japan by Joseph Clark Grew
    The Nation, June 3, 1944, p. 654
  5. [+]
    American Diplomacy in the Far East (Review)
    Treaty Ports, by Hallett Abend
    1. Treaty Ports by Hallett Abend
    The Saturday Review, October 7, 1944, p. 29
  6. American Policy in the Far East
    Foreign Policy Report, February 1, 1937, pp. 269-280
  7. America's Dilemma in the Far East
    Foreign Policy Report, July 1, 1940, pp. 97-108
  8. America's Far Eastern Policy (1945)
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  9. [+]
    Asia: Red, White and Yellow (4 Reviews)
    The Tinder Box of Asia, by George E. Sokolsky
    1. The Tinder Box of Asia by George E. Sokolsky
    2. Problems of the Pacific, 1931 by Bruno Lasker and W.L. Holland
    3. Conflict in the Far East, 1931-1932
    4. Economic Rivalries in China by Grover Clark
    The New Republic, August 10, 1932, p. 348
  10. Books and the War
    [+]
    Asiastic Personalities (Review)
    Inside Asia, by John Gunther
    1. Inside Asia by John Gunther
    The Nation, June 17, 1939, p. 703
  11. An Autonomous India: The Administrative Issues
    Foreign Policy Report, September 30, 1931, pp. 277-298
  12. [+]
    Basic Issues in the Far East (Review)
    Asia On the Move, by Bruno Lasker
    1. Asia On the Move by Bruno Lasker
    The Saturday Review, March 3, 1945, p. 14
  13. [+]
    Beware of the Zaibatsu (Review)
    The Japanese Nation, by John F. Embree
    1. The Japanese Nation by John F. Embree
    The Nation, September 15, 1945, p. 262
  14. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    The United States in World Affairs, 1938, by Whitney H. Shepardson and William O. Scroggs
    1. The United States in World Affairs, 1938 by Whitney H. Shepardson and William O. Scroggs
    American Political Science Review, February 1940, pp. 138-139
  15. Britain Tightens Control in India
    The Nation, August 21, 1935, pp. 210-211
  16. Call Japan's Bluff!
    The New Republic, November 3, 1941, pp. 579-580
  17. [+]
    A Capitalist Family (Review)
    The House of Mitsui, by Oland D. Russell
    1. The House of Mitsui by Oland D. Russell
    The Saturday Review, August 19, 1939, p. 19
  18. [+]
    China at War (3 Reviews)
    Inside Red China, by Nym Wales
    1. Inside Red China by Nym Wales
    2. Unconquered by James M. Bertram
    3. The Dragon Wakes by Edgar Ansel Mowrer
    The Nation, February 25, 1939, p. 237
  19. [+]
    China at War (3 Reviews)
    China Shall Rise Again, by Mei-ling Sung Chiang
    1. China Shall Rise Again by Mei-ling Sung Chiang
    2. In China Now by Winifred Galbraith
    3. Chiang Kai-Shek: Marshal of China by Sven A. Hedin
    The New Republic, March 24, 1941, p. 411
  20. China Behind the Headlines
    The New Republic, January 30, 1935, pp. 328-329
  21. China on the Brink
    The Nation, September 8, 1945, pp. 222-223
  22. [+]
    China to Emily Hahn (Review)
    China to Me, by Emily Hahn
    1. China to Me by Emily Hahn
    The Nation, January 27, 1945, p. 108
  23. [+]
    China, Japan, and the Making of Tomorrow (Review)
    The Issues
    1. Solution in Asia by Owen Lattimore
    The Saturday Review, March 10, 1945, p. 9
  24. [+]
    China's Future (Review)
    China Among the Powers, by David Nelson Rowe
    1. China Among the Powers by David Nelson Rowe
    The Nation, March 3, 1945, p. 255
  25. China's National Front
    Problems and Policies
    Foreign Policy Report, July 15, 1941, pp. 105-124
  26. [+]
    China's Northwest Frontier (Review)
    Inner Asian Frontiers of China, by Owen Lattimore
    1. Inner Asian Frontiers of China by Owen Lattimore
    The New Republic, November 4, 1940, p. 635
  27. [+]
    China's Romantic Trading Era (Review)
    China Trader, by Cornelia Spencer
    1. China Trader by Cornelia Spencer
    The Saturday Review, December 21, 1940, p. 14
  28. [+]
    A Chinese Critic of China (Review)
    China Looks Forward, by Fo Sun
    1. China Looks Forward by Fo Sun
    The Nation, October 14, 1944, pp. 440-441
  29. The Communist Movement in China
    Foreign Policy Report, April 26, 1933, pp. 38-44
  30. Conflict in Outer Mongolia
    The Nation, April 22, 1936, pp. 507-508
  31. Constitutional Developments in India
    Foreign Policy Report, September 13, 1933, pp. 150-160
  32. The Crisis in India: Its Constitutional Basis
    Foreign Policy Report, November 26, 1930, pp. 345-358
  33. [+]
    A Critical Study of China's Struggle (Review)
    China at War, by Freda Utley
    1. China at War by Freda Utley
    The Saturday Review, February 3, 1940, p. 18
  34. [+]
    Days Before the Door Slammed (Review)
    China Only Yesterday, 1850-1950, by Emily Hahn
    1. China Only Yesterday, 1850-1950 by Emily Hahn
    The Saturday Review, July 13, 1963, p. 23
  35. Democracy in Japan
    Foreign Policy Report, June 25, 1930, pp. 149-166
  36. The Dismemberment of China
    Foreign Policy Report, April 25, 1934, pp. 42-52
  37. [+]
    The Dream of China (Review)
    Dawn Over Chungking, by Adet Lin, Anor Lin, and Meimei Lin
    1. Dawn Over Chungking by Adet Lin, Anor Lin, and Meimei Lin
    The Saturday Review, April 5, 1941, pp. 20-23
  38. [+]
    The Education of a Traitor (Review)
    Twilight in the Forbidden City, by Reginald F. Johnston
    1. Twilight in the Forbidden City by Reginald F. Johnston
    The New Republic, October 17, 1934, p. 287
  39. [+]
    Eyes East (5 Reviews)
    The Great Wall Crumbles, by Grover Clark
    1. The Great Wall Crumbles by Grover Clark
    2. Sun Yat-Sen: His Life and Its Meaning by Lyon Sharman
    3. China's Story: In Myth, Legend, and Annals by William Elliot Griffis
    4. Understand the Chinese by William Martin
    5. Confucianism and Modern China by Reginald F. Johnston
    The New Republic, April 17, 1935, p. 291
  40. [+]
    Family Resemblance (Review)
    Through Japanese Eyes, by Otto D. Tolischus
    1. Through Japanese Eyes by Otto D. Tolischus
    The Nation, May 5, 1945, p. 522
  41. The Far East: From War to Peace
    Making Japan Over
    The New Republic, May 28, 1945, pp. 745-746
  42. [+]
    Far Eastern History (Review)
    China, the Powers and the Washington Conference, by Albert E. Kane
    1. China, the Powers and the Washington Conference by Albert E. Kane
    The American Historical Review, October 1938, p. 206
  43. [+]
    Far Eastern History (Review)
    Far Eastern War, 1937-1941, by Harold S. Quigley
    1. Far Eastern War, 1937-1941 by Harold S. Quigley
    The American Historical Review, October 1943, p. 103
  44. [+]
    Far Eastern History (Review)
    The History of Japan, by Kenneth Scott Latourette
    1. The History of Japan by Kenneth Scott Latourette
    The American Historical Review, October 1947, pp. 178-179
  45. [+]
    Far Eastern History (Review)
    Manchuria Since 1931, by F.C. Jones
    1. Manchuria Since 1931 by F.C. Jones
    The American Historical Review, July 1950, p. 987
  46. [+]
    Far Eastern Stakes (2 Reviews)
    War and Diplomacy in Eastern Asia, by Claude A. Buss
    1. War and Diplomacy in Eastern Asia by Claude A. Buss
    2. Cross Winds of Empire by Woodbern E. Remington
    The Saturday Review, July 12, 1941, p. 6
  47. [+]
    Fascism---East and South (Review)
    Japan in China
    1. Secret Agent of Japan by Amleto Vespa
    The Saturday Review, October 29, 1938, p. 10
  48. [+]
    Fifty Million Peasants (2 Reviews)
    China's Red Army Marches, by Agnes Smedley
    1. China's Red Army Marches by Agnes Smedley
    2. Fundamental Laws of the Chinese Soviet Republic
    The Nation, September 12, 1934, p. 308
  49. [+]
    Future with a Battlefield (Review)
    Our Future in Asia, by Robert Aura Smith
    1. Our Future in Asia by Robert Aura Smith
    The Saturday Review, October 12, 1940, p. 6
  50. [+]
    How China Carries On (Review)
    Chaos in Asia, by Hallett Abend
    1. Chaos in Asia by Hallett Abend
    The Saturday Review, December 30, 1939, p. 19
  51. [+]
    How the Chinese Live and Like It (Review)
    The Chinese Are Like That, by Carl Crow
    1. The Chinese Are Like That by Carl Crow
    The Saturday Review, September 30, 1939, p. 12
  52. [+]
    How to Deal with Japan (Review)
    Nippon: The Crime and Punishment of Japan, by Willis Lamott
    1. Nippon: The Crime and Punishment of Japan by Willis Lamott
    The Nation, July 15, 1944, p. 75
  53. [+]
    India Is Still There (3 Reviews)
    The People of India, by Kumar Goshal
    1. The People of India by Kumar Goshal
    2. Revolution in India by Frances Gunther
    3. Peoples of India by William H. Gilbert, Jr.
    The Nation, August 5, 1944, p. 159
  54. Indo-China: Spearhead of Japan's Southward Drive
    Foreign Policy Report, October 1, 1940, pp. 165-176
  55. Japan and Manchoukuo
    Foreign Policy Report, June 22, 1932, pp. 88-98
  56. Books in Review
    [+]
    Japan Can Be Democratic (Review)
    Dilemma in Japan, by Andrew Roth
    1. Dilemma in Japan by Andrew Roth
    The New Republic, October 8, 1945, p. 473
  57. Japan in China (1938)
    9 Reviews, 3 Readable
  58. [+]
    Japan in One Volume (Review)
    Eyes on Japan, by Victor A. Yakhontoff
    1. Eyes on Japan by Victor A. Yakhontoff
    The New Republic, November 25, 1936, p. 123
  59. [+]
    Japan Old and New (Review)
    The Pageant of Japanese History, by Marion May Dilts
    1. The Pageant of Japanese History by Marion May Dilts
    The Saturday Review, August 20, 1938, p. 10
  60. Articles
    Japan: Recovery and Reaction
    The Nation, February 2, 1952, pp. 101-102
  61. [+]
    Japanese Beetles and Borers (Review)
    Gentlemen of Japan, by Violet Sweet Haven
    1. Gentlemen of Japan by Violet Sweet Haven
    The Saturday Review, September 23, 1944, p. 13
  62. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    The Japanese Crusade (Review)
    Children of the Rising Sun, by Willard Price
    1. Children of the Rising Sun by Willard Price
    The Nation, April 2, 1938, p. 389
  63. [+]
    Japanese Internment (Review)
    So Sorry, No Peace, by Royal Arch Gunnison
    1. So Sorry, No Peace by Royal Arch Gunnison
    The Nation, November 18, 1944, p. 622
  64. [+]
    Japanese Society (Review)
    Japan: The Hungry Guest, by G.C. Allen
    1. Japan: The Hungry Guest by G.C. Allen
    The Saturday Review, January 7, 1939, p. 18
  65. [+]
    Japanese Soldier (Review)
    Wheat and Soldiers, by Ashihei Hino
    1. Wheat and Soldiers by Ashihei Hino
    The Saturday Review, June 3, 1939, p. 5
  66. The Japanese Trade "Menace"
    The Nation, November 7, 1934, pp. 527-528
  67. [+]
    Japan's Drive for Empire (Review)
    Imperial Japan, 1926-1938, by A. Morgan Young
    1. Imperial Japan, 1926-1938 by A. Morgan Young
    The Nation, October 29, 1938, p. 457
  68. [+]
    Japan's Fast-Fading Dream (Review)
    Asia for the Asiatics!, by Robert S. Ward
    1. Asia for the Asiatics! by Robert S. Ward
    The Saturday Review, July 21, 1945, p. 11
  69. Japan's Home Front
    Foreign Policy Report, September 1, 1938, pp. 133-144
  70. [+]
    Japan's "New Order" (Review)
    Until They Eat Stones, by Russell Brines
    1. Until They Eat Stones by Russell Brines
    The Nation, January 6, 1945, p. 23
  71. Japan's "New Structure"
    Foreign Policy Report, April 15, 1941, pp. 25-36
  72. General Articles
    Japan's Strategy of Revival
    The New Republic, August 27, 1945, pp. 242-243
  73. Japan's Strategy---And Resources
    The New Republic, December 22, 1941, p. 851
  74. Japan's Trade Boom
    Does It Menace the United States?
    Foreign Policy Report, March 15, 1936, pp. 2-16
  75. Japan's Trade Expansion
    Foreign Policy Report, October 10, 1934, pp. 194-208
  76. Japan's War Economy (1945)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  77. [+]
    Kim San... (Review)
    Song of Ariran, by Nym Wales and Kim San
    1. Song of Ariran by Nym Wales and Kim San
    The Saturday Review, November 1, 1941, p. 14
  78. [+]
    The Life of Townsend Harris (Review)
    He Opened the Door of Japan, by Carl Crow
    1. He Opened the Door of Japan by Carl Crow
    The Saturday Review, March 4, 1939, p. 6
  79. The Military Problem in India
    Foreign Policy Report, October 14, 1931, pp. 299-308
  80. [+]
    More of the Same (Review)
    The End Is Not Yet: China at War, by Herrymon Maurer
    1. The End Is Not Yet: China at War by Herrymon Maurer
    The Saturday Review, January 17, 1942, p. 5
  81. The Nanking Government
    Foreign Policy Report, October 30, 1929, pp. 295-312
  82. The Netherlands Indies at War
    Foreign Policy Report, November 1, 1941, pp. 197-208
  83. A New Constitution for India
    Foreign Policy Report, July 17, 1935, pp. 118-128
  84. [+]
    New Dimensions in China (Review)
    Dawn Watch in China, by Joy Homer
    1. Dawn Watch in China by Joy Homer
    The Saturday Review, April 26, 1941, p. 16
  85. The New Status in the Pacific
    Foreign Policy Report, January 17, 1934, pp. 258-268
  86. [+]
    Nippon Uber Alles (3 Reviews)
    Militarism and Fascism in Japan, by O. Tanin and E. Yohan
    1. Militarism and Fascism in Japan by O. Tanin and E. Yohan
    2. Japan in Crisis by Harry Emerson Wildes
    3. Challenge: Behind the Face of Japan by Upton Close
    The New Republic, March 27, 1935, p. 191
  87. [+]
    The Old Japan in the New (Review)
    Japan in Transition, by Emil Lederer and Emy Lederer-Seidler
    1. Japan in Transition by Emil Lederer and Emy Lederer-Seidler
    The Nation, June 4, 1938, p. 650
  88. [+]
    The Old, the Same Japan (Review)
    Barbarian, by Willard Price
    1. Barbarian by Willard Price
    The Saturday Review, December 6, 1941, p. 11
  89. [+]
    Oriental Odyssey (Review)
    Into China, by Eileen Bigland
    1. Into China by Eileen Bigland
    The Saturday Review, February 1, 1941, p. 19
  90. Origins of Sino-Japanese Hostilities
    Foreign Policy Report, March 1, 1938, pp. 289-300
  91. Outer Mongolia: A New Danger Zone in the Far East
    Foreign Policy Report, November 20, 1935, pp. 226-236
  92. Prospects for Democracy in Japan (1949)
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  93. Railway Rivalries in Manchuria Between China and Japan
    Foreign Policy Report, April 13, 1932, pp. 29-42
  94. The Re-Orientation of Japan's Foreign Policy
    Foreign Policy Report, October 15, 1930, pp. 279-296
  95. Reconstruction in China
    Foreign Policy Report, January 22, 1930, pp. 429-446
  96. [+]
    Red China (Review)
    The Chinese Soviets, by Victor A. Yakhontoff
    1. The Chinese Soviets by Victor A. Yakhontoff
    The New Republic, August 22, 1934, p. 53
  97. [+]
    Reports from China (2 Reviews)
    Inside Red China, by Nym Wales
    1. Inside Red China by Nym Wales
    2. The Dragon Wakes by Edgar Ansel Mowrer
    The Saturday Review, February 25, 1939, p. 10
  98. [+]
    Reports from the East (2 Reviews)
    News Is My Job, by Edna Lee Booker
    1. News Is My Job by Edna Lee Booker
    2. Through China's Wall by Graham Peck
    The Saturday Review, February 17, 1940, p. 18
  99. [+]
    International Law and Relations (Review)
    United States in World Affairs in 1934-1935, by Whitney H. Shepardson and William O. Sc...
    1. United States in World Affairs in 1934-1935 by Whitney H. Shepardson and William O. Scroggs
    American Political Science Review, April 1936, p. 408
  100. [+]
    International Law and Relations (Review)
    China, the Powers and the Washington Conference, by Albert E. Kane
    1. China, the Powers and the Washington Conference by Albert E. Kane
    American Political Science Review, August 1938, p. 790
  101. [+]
    Reviews (2 Reviews)
    Twentieth Century China, by O. Edmund Clubb
    1. Twentieth Century China by O. Edmund Clubb
    2. China and the Helping Hand, 1937-1945 by Arthur N. Young
    Political Science Quarterly, September 1965, pp. 477-478
  102. The Rise of Fascism in Japan
    Foreign Policy Report, October 26, 1932, pp. 196-206
  103. [+]
    Something Wrong Here (Review)
    What to Do with Japan, by Wilfrid Fleisher
    1. What to Do with Japan by Wilfrid Fleisher
    The Nation, March 17, 1945, p. 311
  104. Soviet-Japanese Relations: 1931-1938
    Foreign Policy Report, February 1, 1939, pp. 257-272
  105. Spiking Japan's Guns
    The Nation, January 29, 1938, pp. 120-122
  106. [+]
    Still Life of Japan (Review)
    The Japanese Nation, by John F. Embree
    1. The Japanese Nation by John F. Embree
    The Saturday Review, September 1, 1945, p. 17
  107. Books in Review
    [+]
    The Struggle for the East (Review)
    The Battle for Asia, by Edgar Snow
    1. The Battle for Asia by Edgar Snow
    The New Republic, April 14, 1941, p. 506
  108. Struggle of the Powers in China
    Foreign Policy Report, August 1, 1936, pp. 122-132
  109. The Trend Toward Dictatorship in Japan
    Foreign Policy Report, February 13, 1935, pp. 318-328
  110. Trouble Brews in China
    The Nation, June 2, 1945, p. 621
  111. [+]
    Two Poets in China (Review)
    Journey to a War, by W.H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood
    1. Journey to a War by W.H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood
    The Saturday Review, August 5, 1939, p. 6
  112. [+]
    U.S. "Rights" in China (Review)
    The United States and Japan's New Order, by William C. Johnstone
    1. The United States and Japan's New Order by William C. Johnstone
    The Saturday Review, March 1, 1941, p. 18
  113. The United States At War
    Foreign Policy Report, January 1, 1942, pp. 245-260
  114. [+]
    Viewing the Setting Sun (Review)
    What to Do with Japan, by Wilfrid Fleisher
    1. What to Do with Japan by Wilfrid Fleisher
    The Saturday Review, March 17, 1945, p. 21
  115. [+]
    The War in China (Review)
    Unconquered, by James M. Bertram
    1. Unconquered by James M. Bertram
    The Saturday Review, February 4, 1939, p. 12
  116. What Program for Japan?
    The Nation, July 14, 1945, pp. 28-29
  117. General Articles
    Will Japan Crack Up?: I
    The New Republic, December 25, 1935, pp. 188-189
  118. [+]
    With the Eighth Route Army (Review)
    China Fights Back, by Agnes Smedley
    1. China Fights Back by Agnes Smedley
    The Nation, July 9, 1938, p. 48
  119. The Years of the Kuomintang
    Revolution vs. Reaction
    Foreign Policy Report, February 15, 1933, pp. 292-306
  120. [+]
    The Yellow Man's Burden (Review)
    Japan in Crisis, by Harry Emerson Wildes
    1. Japan in Crisis by Harry Emerson Wildes
    The Nation, December 12, 1934, p. 689
  121. Yenan in June 1937 (1973)
    Talks with the Communist Leaders
    1 Review
  122. Zaibatsu Dissolution in Japan (1954)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  123. [+]
    2d-Class Citizens, A-1 Loyalty (Review)
    Americans from Japan, by Bradford Smith
    1. Americans from Japan by Bradford Smith
    The Saturday Review, September 4, 1948, p. 12
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