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Author Swanson, Bruce, 1937-
Title A plain sailorman in China [electronic resource] : the life and times of Cdr. I.V. Gillis, USN, 1875-1948 / Bruce Swanson ; with Vance H. Morrison, Don H. McDowell, and Nancy N. Tomasko.
Publication Info. Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Education, sea duty in the Atlantic, and trial by fire : 1875-1900 -- Sea duty in the Pacific (I) : 1900-1904 -- The lure of naval intelligence : ashore in Asia and back to the Atlantic, 1904-1907 -- China naval attaché and rocks and shoals : 1907-1908 -- Sea duty in the Pacific (II), then dollar diplomacy in China : 1908-1914 -- Career decision : Gillis retires and returns to China, 1914-1917 -- World War I and recall to active duty : naval attaché in Peking, 1917-1919 -- Gillis as a civilian in China : 1919-1948 -- Appendices. A. I.V. Gillis, Alfred Thayer Mahan, and the age of navalism -- B. I.V. Gillis' record of naval service -- C. Gillis family tree -- D. U.S. Naval Academy course of instruction, ca 1895 -- E. Chinese names (systems of romanization).
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Gillis, I. V. (Irvin Van Gorder), 1875-1948.
United States. Navy -- Officers -- Biography.
Military attachés -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Military relations -- China.
China -- Military relations -- United States.
Added Author Morrison, Vance H.
McDowell, Don H.
Tomasko, Nancy Norton, 1947-
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Related To Original 9781612511054 1612511058 (DLC) 2011051955
ISBN 1612513921 (electronic bk.)
9781612513928 (electronic bk.)
9781612511054 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1612511058 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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