New York: St. John's University Press, 1969. xi, 188p., trade-size wraps. The cover is mildly smudged, edges faintly soiled, a very good copy of a quite uncommon item. Asia in the modern world no. 6.
Professor Liang's thesis per the introduction by Joseph Ballantine, was that the onslaught at Mukden was a substitution of "external aggression" for "internal," when it appeared that a planned domestic coup (to establish fascism in Japan) would be delayed.