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Introduction

Thomas J. Christensen

in Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the alliance dynamics of Cold War East Asia during the period 1949–1969, arguing that disunity, lack of coordination, and intra-alliance rivalry increased both the chance that ... More


China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

Peter Hays Gries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232976
eISBN:
9780520931947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232976.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Three American missiles hit the Chinese embassy in Belgrade, and what Americans view as an appalling and tragic mistake, many Chinese see as a “barbaric” and intentional “criminal act,” the latest in ... More


Economic Interdependence and War

Dale C. Copeland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161587
eISBN:
9781400852703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161587.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Does growing economic interdependence among great powers increase or decrease the chance of conflict and war? Liberals argue that the benefits of trade give states an incentive to stay peaceful. ... More


Narratives of Free Trade: The Commercial Cultures of Early US-China Relations

Kendall Johnson (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083534
eISBN:
9789882209275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083534.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This collection discusses the first commercial encounters between a China on the verge of social transformation and a fledgling United States struggling to assert itself globally as a distinct nation ... More


The “Kissinger Complex”

Peter Hays Gries

in China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232976
eISBN:
9780520931947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232976.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on China's so-called Kissinger complex. It discusses former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's “China complex” and Chinese nationalists' Kissinger complex, which causes ... More


Diplomacy

Feng Zhang and Richard Ned Lebow

in Taming Sino-American Rivalry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197521946
eISBN:
9780197521984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197521946.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

Diplomacy is the third leg of a holistic strategy we propose for managing conflict between America and China. Some general conditions help to make it effective, although its specific operation is ... More


Taming Sino-American Rivalry

Richard Ned Lebow and Feng Zhang

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197521946
eISBN:
9780197521984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197521946.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

Competition between America and China has intensified since 2009, creating even greater risks of conflict. Why is this so, and what can be done about it? Feng Zhang and Ned Lebow identify the ... More


The Sound of Distant Thunder: The Pre-World War I Anglo-German Rivalry as a Model for Sino-American Relations in the Early Twenty-First Century

Christopher Layne

in Will China's Rise Be Peaceful?: The Rise of a Great Power in Theory, History, Politics , and the Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190675387
eISBN:
9780190675424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675387.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter compares the pre-1914 Anglo-German antagonism with the current Sino-American relationship to address two issues. First, does the rise of new great powers lead to war? Second, are rising ... More


The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Yucheng Qin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is a striking, original portrait of the Chinese Six Companies (Zhonghua huiguan), or Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, the most prominent support organization for Chinese immigrants ... More


A “Century of Humiliation”

Peter Hays Gries

in China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232976
eISBN:
9780520931947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232976.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on China's century-long national humiliation. It describes Xia Ziyi's 1996 painting The Awakened Lion with calligraphy which states that “the sleeping lion has awoken, erasing ... More


China’s Long March to Global Power

David Shambaugh (ed.)

in China and the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190062316
eISBN:
9780190062354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062316.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter traces and analyzes seven decades of China’s foreign relations since the People’s Republic of China was founded in 1949 through 2019. It shows the ups and downs of China’s encounter with ... More


What to Do about—or with—China?

Walter C. Clemens

in North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In Chapter 19 the focus is on China. Clemens starts by discussing China and human rights in the DPRK. China’s obligations to its own people as well as to those of North Korea were underscored by the ... More


Toward a New Chinese Self-image: The Beginning of Modern Chinese Nationalism in California, 1860s

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the emergence of modern Chinese nationalism in California during the 1860s. It begins with a discussion of Chinese immigration in the 1860s and the factors that influenced ... More


Introduction

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is about the Chinese Six Companies in California and their policies and strategies to counter racism, from organizing its own community and developing modern nationalism, to teaching the ... More


China’s National Experiences and the Evolution of PRC Grand Strategy

Chas W. Freeman

in China and the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190062316
eISBN:
9780190062354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062316.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the People’s Republic of China’s “grand strategy” in world affairs. Grand strategiy, for all powers, is rooted in the nation’s past and its historical evolution. As such, this ... More


Globalizing the American Legal Missionary

Jedidiah J. Kroncke

in The Futility of Law and Development: China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190233525
eISBN:
9780190233549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233525.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Conclusion details the global expansion of American foreign reform work after 1949 and its repetition of the same intransigent cycle of failure and optimism established in earlier Sino-American ... More


Conclusion

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter summarizes the book’s main points regarding the diplomacy of the Chinese Six Companies and its impact on important developments in nineteenth-century Chinese-American history, ... More


The Resurgence of China Politics

Charlotte Brooks

in Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226193564
eISBN:
9780226193731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226193731.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Three discusses the ways in which the communist takeover of the Chinese mainland and China’s involvement in the Korean War shaped Chinese American politics between 1949 and 1951. Leaders of ... More


‘Chinese rings’: the United States, the two Chinas and the 1960 Squaw Valley Winter Olympics

Rachel Vaughan (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the inter-relationship of sport and diplomacy with specific reference to the 1960 Winter Olympic Games (held in Squaw Valley, California). More specifically, it evaluates State ... More


The Interaction of Personal, Local, and Global Forces: Yao Ming’s Rise and Sustained Influence in Chinese Sport

Dong Jinxia, Zhong Yijing, and Li Luyang

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Yao Ming, while not the first Chinese athlete to play in the NBA, is the most well known and regarded Chinese athlete to star in America’s professional league. Groomed at a young age to follow his ... More


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