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Victorious Insurgencies: Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World

Anthony James Joes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126142
eISBN:
9780813135588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126142.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Insurgencies, especially in the form of guerrilla warfare, continue to erupt across many parts of the globe. Most of these rebellions fail, but this book analyzes four twentieth-century conflicts in ... More


China, Russia, and the Taiwan Issue: The View from Moscow

Jeanne L. Wilson

in The Future of China-Russia Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125633
eISBN:
9780813135359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125633.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores Russia's views on Taiwan. It investigates Russian foreign policy toward the China–Taiwan issue. The first section sets forward a chronological account of Russia's interactions ... More


China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Christopher A. Ford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chinese leaders have long been fascinated by the United States, but have often chosen to demonize America for perceived cultural and military imperialism. Especially under Communist rule, Chinese ... More


China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: "Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

Wendy Su

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167060
eISBN:
9780813167077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167060.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the global-local interplay through the case study of the People’s Republic of China’s encounter with global Hollywood from the mid-1990s to 2013. It analyzes the changing role of ... More


The Future of China-Russia Relations

James A. Bellacqua (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125633
eISBN:
9780813135359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125633.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Relations between China and Russia have evolved dramatically since their first diplomatic contact, particularly during the twentieth century. During the past decade China and Russia have made efforts ... More


The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Christopher A. Ford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the last century, no other nation has grown and transformed itself with such zeal as China. With a booming economy, a formidable military, and a rapidly expanding population, China is emerging as ... More


. The Natural Theology of the Chinese: Leibniz and Confucianism

Fred Dallmayr

in In Search of the Good Life: A Pedogogy for Troubled Times

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124575
eISBN:
9780813134994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124575.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses Henry Rosemont's approach to Leibniz and his perception of the latter's philosophical and political role in his period. It briefly summarizes some of the main arguments in the ... More


American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Stephen G. Craft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On May 23, 1957, U.S. Army Sergeant Robert Reynolds was acquitted of murdering Chinese officer Liu Ziran in Taiwan. Reynolds did not deny shooting Liu but claimed self-defense and, like all members ... More


Democracy in Central Asia: Competing Perspectives and Alternative Strategies

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813160689
eISBN:
9780813161006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160689.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In recent years, there has been a regression of democracy and a growing resistance to Western democratization efforts within the governments of Central Asian states. To uncover the sources of the ... More


Overshadowed by China: The Russia-China Strategic Partnership in the Asia-Pacific Region

Leszek Buszynski

in The Future of China-Russia Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125633
eISBN:
9780813135359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125633.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a discussion on the Chinese and Russian interests on the Korean Peninsula. It begins by presenting the notion of a strategic partnership. Beyond the Korean Peninsula, China ... More


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