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Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

Xiaoming Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621241
eISBN:
9781469623399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The surprise Chinese invasion of Vietnam in 1979 shocked the international community. The two communist nations had seemed firm political and cultural allies, but the twenty-nine-day border war ... More


Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War

Gregg A. Brazinsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631707
eISBN:
9781469631721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631707.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Winning the Third World examines afresh the intense and enduring rivalry between the United States and China during the Cold War. Gregg A. Brazinsky shows how both nations fought vigorously to ... More


Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China's Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands

Sulmaan Khan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621104
eISBN:
9781469623252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621104.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1959, the Dalai Lama fled Lhasa, leaving the People's Republic of China with a crisis on its Tibetan frontier. This book tells the story of the PRC's response to that crisis and, in doing so, ... More


Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Jeremy Friedman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War has long been understood in a global context, but this book delves deeper into the era to examine the competition ... More


New Frontiers: Development and Struggle, 1961–1963

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses Nikita Khrushchev's efforts to establish socialism in the developing world from 1961 through 1963. It also describes the growing challenge presented by Chinese accusations that ... More


Battle for Supremacy: Competition and Adaptation, 1963–1965

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the height of the Sino–Soviet rivalry for leadership of the revolution in the developing world from 1963 to 1965. It details events in the United Arab Republic (UAR), Algeria, ... More


“Three Worlds” versus the Three “D”s: Détente, Development, and Disarmament, 1970–1976

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the Chinese reemergence on the world stage in the 1970s, particularly following their entry into the UN in 1971, and China's attempt to put itself at the head of a rising Third ... More


The Revolution Is Dead—Long Live the Revolution

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter examines the enigmatic nature of the Soviet triumph against China for the leadership of the “world” revolution. After the death of Mao Zedong, China conceded the battle in the ... More


Conclusion

Gregg A. Brazinsky

in Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631707
eISBN:
9781469631721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631707.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The conclusion seeks to draw out some of the manuscript’s lessons for China, the United States, and less developed countries. It looks briefly at current Sino-American competition in Africa and parts ... More


China’s Radicalization and the American Response, 1958–1963

Gregg A. Brazinsky

in Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631707
eISBN:
9781469631721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631707.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter analyzes the radicalization of Chinese foreign policy during the early 1960s and how it influenced Sino-American competition in the Third World. The Sino-Soviet split and the Sino-Indian ... More


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