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The Resource Ping-pong diplomacy : the secret history behind the game that changed the world, Nicholas Griffin

Ping-pong diplomacy : the secret history behind the game that changed the world, Nicholas Griffin

Label
Ping-pong diplomacy : the secret history behind the game that changed the world
Title
Ping-pong diplomacy
Title remainder
the secret history behind the game that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Griffin
Title variation
Ping pong diplomacy
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines how an aristocratic British spy circumvented more than 20 years of antagonistic foreign policy between China and the United States to further a fateful Communist agenda during the World Table Tennis Championships, revealing how players were tortured and murdered throughout the Cultural Revolution
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Griffin, Nicholas
Dewey number
327.73051
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Table tennis
  • China
  • United States
Label
Ping-pong diplomacy : the secret history behind the game that changed the world, Nicholas Griffin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-323) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The West. Not-so-humble beginnings ; Gentlemanly rebel ; Roast beef and Russia ; The dangers of derision ; Table tennis and Trotsky ; Culture and the coming war ; Suspect ; Brothers ; The end of the game? ; The Jewish question -- The East. Table tennis bandits ; The Trojan dove ; The rise of Asia ; Tiny tornadoes ; Reconnaissance ; The golden game ; Setting the table ; The end of brotherhood ; Preparation ; Sacrifice ; Nourishing the team ; Ping-pong espionage ; Cheery martial music ; The chance to shine ; Fallout ; Heroes of the nation ; Spreading the gospel ; The grinding halt ; Under pressure ; House of cards ; Death to the doubters ; Down to the country -- East meets West. The world at war ; The seeds of peace ; Long hair, light heart ; Could the Great Wall crumble? ; A measured coincidence ; An invitation home ; Surprise ; Decisions to be made ; The worries ; Crossing the borders ; All eyes on America ; Tension ; Nixon's game ; Political ping-pong-- Aftermath. Return game ; Capital performance ; United Nations ; The hippie opportunist ; The heights ; The costs
Control code
830352114
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 336 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451642773
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)830352114
Label
Ping-pong diplomacy : the secret history behind the game that changed the world, Nicholas Griffin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-323) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The West. Not-so-humble beginnings ; Gentlemanly rebel ; Roast beef and Russia ; The dangers of derision ; Table tennis and Trotsky ; Culture and the coming war ; Suspect ; Brothers ; The end of the game? ; The Jewish question -- The East. Table tennis bandits ; The Trojan dove ; The rise of Asia ; Tiny tornadoes ; Reconnaissance ; The golden game ; Setting the table ; The end of brotherhood ; Preparation ; Sacrifice ; Nourishing the team ; Ping-pong espionage ; Cheery martial music ; The chance to shine ; Fallout ; Heroes of the nation ; Spreading the gospel ; The grinding halt ; Under pressure ; House of cards ; Death to the doubters ; Down to the country -- East meets West. The world at war ; The seeds of peace ; Long hair, light heart ; Could the Great Wall crumble? ; A measured coincidence ; An invitation home ; Surprise ; Decisions to be made ; The worries ; Crossing the borders ; All eyes on America ; Tension ; Nixon's game ; Political ping-pong-- Aftermath. Return game ; Capital performance ; United Nations ; The hippie opportunist ; The heights ; The costs
Control code
830352114
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 336 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451642773
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)830352114
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