Undaunted Women of Nanking: The Wartime Diaries of Minnie Vautrin and Tsen Shui-fang
One of the Chinese American Librarians Association’s Ten Best Books of 2010
Editors Hua-ling Hu and Zhang Lian-hong have added many informative annotations to the diary entries from sources including the proceedings of the Tokyo War Crimes Trial of 1946, Vautrin’s correspondence, John Rabe’s diary, and other historical documents. Also included are biographical sketches of the two women, a note on the diaries, and information about the aftermath of the tragedy, as well as maps and photos—some of which appear in print in this book for the first time.
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A Note on the Two Diaries
1 Receiving Refugees at Ginling College under Intensifying Bombardment
2 Japanese Occupation of NankingSoldiers Rampage Residents Terror
3 Observing Holidays in a Time of Horror and the Refugees Goddess of Mercy
4 Registration of Women and the Return of American and European Diplomats
5 Life and Problems inside the Ginling Camp
6 The Japanese Demand to Close Refugee Camps and Vautrins Defiance
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The Undaunted Women of Nanking: The Wartime Diaries of Minnie Vautrin and ...
Hua-ling Hu,Zhang Lian-hong
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