Update 1: American Protestant Missionaries’ experiences with Communism in China in the mid-20th century—the Chinese Civil War and Cold War

During the past two weeks, I have read scholar works on American images of China and its influence on American diplomatic decisions during the Chinese Civil War between Chinese Communism Party and Chines Nationalist Party (Kuomintang) from 1945 to 1949, and began reading primary sources in Missionary Research Library at Columbia University. These readings illuminate […]

Abstract: The American Missionaries’ role in US perception and foreign policy to China during Chinese Civil War, 1945-1949

Research Topic: This summer, I will explore a set of related questions centering on the American missionaries’ role in US perception of and foreign policy to China during the Chinese Civil War from 1945 to 1949, also known as the Chinese Communist Revolution. Below are the specific research questions: How American missionaries perceived and understood […]