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Card Players: The Origins of Sino-Soviet Rapprochement, 1982−85

Sergey Radchenko

in Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199938773
eISBN:
9780199365128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938773.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

This chapter shows how, faced with Washington’s hostility and their deepening international isolation, the Soviet leaders made an overture to China. Deng Xiaoping, although mistrustful of Soviet ... More


Beijing and Malta, 1989

Jeffrey A. Engel and Sergey Radchenko

in Transcending the Cold War: Summits, Statecraft, and the Dissolution of Bipolarity in Europe, 1970–1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198727507
eISBN:
9780191793646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727507.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter deals with three summits: Deng Xiaoping’s meetings in Beijing with George H.W. Bush (February) and Gorbachev (June), and Gorbachev’s summit with Bush in Malta (December). The US ... More


Introduction

Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

in The Dynamics of Beijing-Hong Kong Relations: A Model for Taiwan?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099081
eISBN:
9789882207547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099081.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

On July 1, 1997, Hong Kong's sovereignty was transferred from Britain to the People's Republic of China. This handover tested the concept of “one country, two systems”, designed and proposed by the ... More


Transcending the Cold War: Summits, Statecraft, and the Dissolution of Bipolarity in Europe, 1970–1990

Kristina Spohr and David Reynolds (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198727507
eISBN:
9780191793646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727507.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

In 1989–90 the map of Europe was transformed peacefully—without a war, unlike other great ruptures of the international order such as 1815, 1870, 1918, and 1945. What role did international summitry ... More


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