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Secret War in Shanghai : Treachery, Subversion and Collaboration in the Second World War (Reprint)

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"The paradise of adventurers", Shanghai during World War II was suffused with dangerous glamour. Racketeers, cutthroats and con-men jostled for advantage as secret agents of the great powers waged a complex and sinister struggle for power. In this classic account, Bernard Wasserstein draws on the files of the Shanghai Police as well as the intelligence archives of the many countries involved, to provide the definitive story of Shanghai's secret war. Bernard Wasserstein introduces the British, American and Australian individuals who collaborated with the Axis powers as well as subversive warfare operatives battling the Japanese-and one another. At times both shocking and amusing, this book lifts the lid on the bizarre underworld of the 'sin city of the Orient' during its most enthralling period in history.

This edition features a new Preface by [Wasserstein].

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 362
Genre: History, Political Science
Series Title: Tauris Parke Paperbacks
Format: Paperback
Publisher: I B Tauris & Co Ltd
Author: Bernard Wasserstein
Language: English
Street Date: April 30, 2017
TCIN: 51557302
UPC: 9781784537647
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-2275
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