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A. Doak Barnett

AKA Arthur Doak Barnett

Born: 8-Oct-1921
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: 17-Mar-1999
Location of death: Washington, DC [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: China on the Eve of Communist Takeover

Military service: US Marine Corps (Pacific, WWII)

[1] Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC.

Father: Eugene Barnett (Chinese missionary)
Mother: Bertha Barnett
Wife: Jeanne Barnett

    University: BA International Relations, Yale University (1942)
    University: MA International Relations, Yale University (1947)
    Professor: Government, Columbia University (1961-69)
    Professor: School of Advanced International Studies (1982-89)

    Brookings Institution Senior Fellow (1969-82)
    American University Field Staff Hong Kong (1952-56)
    US State Department Public affairs officer, Hong Kong (1950-51)
    The Chicago Daily News Correspondent, China (1947-56)
    Institute of Current World Affairs Fellow (1947-56)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Ford Foundation
    National Committee on US-China Relations Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors

Author of books:
Communist China and Asia: Challenge to American Policy (1960, history)
China on the Eve of Communist Takeover (1963, history)
Communist China: The Early Years (1964, history)
Communist Strategies in Asia: A Comparative Analysis of Governments and Parties (1964, nonfiction)
Cadres, Bureaucracy, and Political Power in Communist China (1967)
Chinese Communist Policy In Action (1969, history, ed.)
United States and China: The Next Decade (1970, foreign policy, with Edwin O. Reischauer)
A New U.S. Policy Toward China (1971, foreign policy)
Uncertain Passage: China's Transition to the Post-Mao Era (1974, history)
The United States, China and Arms Control (1975, nonfiction, with Ralph Clough)
China Policy: Old Problems and New Challenges (1977, foreign policy)
China and the Major Powers in East Asia (1977, nonfiction)
China's Economy in Global Perspective (1981, economics)
United States Arms Sales: The China-Taiwan Tangle (1982, foreign policy)
The Making of Foreign Policy in China: Structure and Process (1985, nonfiction)
China's Far West: Four Decades of Change (1993, history)

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