China Hand: An Autobiography
John Paton Davies, Jr. Foreword by Todd S. Purdum. Epilogue by Bruce Cumings
376 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 illus.
Cloth 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4401-4 | $34.95 | £23.00
A volume in the Haney Foundation Series
In this wry and insightful memoir, distinguished American diplomat John Paton Davies, Jr. describes his upbringing and wartime adventures in Asia, encounters with key twentieth-century figures from Mahatma Gandhi to Joseph Stalin, and how he carried on after his Foreign Service career was cut short by McCarthyism. Read more . . .