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9780395985373 - Secret War in Shanghai An Untold Story of Espionage, Intrigue, and Treason in World War II by Bernard Wasserstein

ISBN 10: 0395985374

Hardcover; Boston: Houghton Mifflin, September 13, 1999;

Shanghai during World War II was a killing field of brutal competition, ideological struggle, and murderous political intrigue. China's largest and most cosmopolitan city, the intelligence capital of the Far East, was a magnet for a corrupt and bizarrely colorful group of men and women drawn to the "Paris of the East" for its seductive promise of high living and easy money. Political and sexual loyalties were for sale to the highest bidder. Allied and Axis agents, criminal gangs, and paramilitary units under various flags waged secret, savage warfare. Espionage, lurid vice, subversion, and crime came together in a lethal concoction. Nowhere on earth was the twilight zone between politics and criminality better exemplified than in this glittering and dangerous place. Secret War in Shanghai is the first book-length account of the little-known story of Shanghai in the war years. The widely respected historian Bernard Wasserstein has researched it entirely from original sources and uncovered startling new evidence of collaboration and treason by American, British, and Australian nationals. This remarkable depiction of complicity and betrayal is history at its most exciting and surprising.


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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1999. Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Secret War in Shanghai

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Houghton Mifflin. Used - Very Good. Hardcover w / dustjacket. Very good condition; edges, corners, and covers of book show minor wear. No underlining; no highlighting; no internal markings. DJ is VG; no tears. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1999. Hardcover w / dustjacket.

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1999. Hardcover. First American printing /full number line. Very Good. Interior pristine. Shelfware. Not ex-library. Not remainder. Not clipped. No tears. 323pp.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0395985374 . 354 pages .

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Hardcover. 0395985374 A very nice book from private collection. Clean, tight, square copy with only light used wear. A very nice copy over all. NOT Ex-Library. NOT Remainder. First Edition . Fine. 1998. 1st Edition.

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Secret War in Shanghai

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Houghton Mifflin Co (T) . Used - Very Good. Light to moderate shelf wear. Complete. Clean pages.

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World War 2: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998. 354 pgs., Illustrated. First end page has been removed. looks uncirculated.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

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U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999. clean, unmarked copy.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999 Book. Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. G/VG, used, hc, black cloth at spine with gilt text, vi-xiv, 354 pages. Interior clean except for pencil notations on the ffep and pencil underlining, circling and check marks scattered through the text. Without these pencil marks book would grade a fine. Pages bright, binding tight. No wear to dj, no chips or tears..

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Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin, September 13, 1999. Hardcover First Ed USA, First Printing indicated. First Ed USA, First Printing indicated. Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of light use. Both the Book and the DJ show light wear to the extremities; the book is mildly bumped at the corners; unsoiled but for oh-so-small squashed bug remains to back side of the front free endpaper and half title page; binding secure; text clean. The DJ shows mild rubbing; price intact. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 354pp. Hardback with DJ. Shanghai during World War II was a killing field of brutal competition, ideological struggle, and murderous political intrigue. China's largest and most cosmopolitan city, the intelligence capital of the Far East, was a magnet for a corrupt and bizarrely colorful group of men and women drawn to the "Paris of the East" for its seductive promise of high living and easy money. Political and sexual loyalties were for sale to the highe ... Read more

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999-09-13. Hardcover. Good.

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Secret War in Shanghai

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New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Size=6.5"x9.5". 19 B/W Photos & 3 Maps. (full book description) Houghton Mifflin Co., New York, NY, 1998. 1st Edition 1st Printing, Fine/Near Fine, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=6.5"x9.5", 354pgs(Index). 19 B/W Photos & 3 Maps. DJ lightly rubbed, o.w. clean, bright & tight. NO ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Price unclipped. ISBN 0395985374 An unto ld story of espionage,intrigue, and treason in World War II. [World War II; Espionage; WWII-Asia; WWII-Spies; Spies and Espionage; Second World War] SELLING WORLDWIDE SINCE 1987. WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! First Printing

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999-09-13. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 1999 hardcover with unclipped dj, 1ST PRINTING WITH FULL NUMBER LINE, no marks noted in text,AND AS ALWAYS SHIPPED IN 24 HOURS; and emailed to you a USPS tracking number on all orders; all books are sanitized and cleaned for your protection before mailing

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