Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
The eighth installment of The World of the Thirties documentary series, which details the decade of the 1930s in 13 episodes, The World of the Thirties 8 investigates the political climate of China. The '30s were a period of intense change, both hopeful and tragic. This documentary volume, subtitled "China: The Agony of a Giant," describes big trouble in China. The presentation features scholarly commentary and archival photography.