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The Sino-Soviet Split and Problems for the United States in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, 1956–64

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/9780691142609.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Sino-Soviet split and its implications for the United States' policies in Asia, Europe, and the Americas during the period 1956–1964. Coordination and comity in the ... More


A Tale of Two Revolutions

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/9781469623764.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter briefly examines the clash of two revolutionary programs—the anti-imperialist revolution and the anti-capitalist one—at the height of the Cold War and decolonization via the ... More


The Great Leap

Elidor Mëhilli

in From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714153
eISBN:
9781501709593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714153.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter takes up the Sino-Soviet split in the 1960s, which delivered a major blow to the idea of a unified socialist world. The Chinese challenge to the Soviet leadership created an opportunity ... More


Postwar Transformation and New Geopolitics

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 7 explains Mao’s Cold War theory, in which a clash between China and the United States would inevitably occur sooner or later. The Chinese military should thus have its priorities and ... More


Mecca of Impatience and Anxiety: Globalizations and the Third World Order

Jeffrey James Byrne

in Mecca of Revolution: Algeria, Decolonization, and the Third World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199899142
eISBN:
9780190498979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899142.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the Third World’s efforts to resist two competing forms of globalization—Western and communist—that threaten to subvert postcolonial nation-state projects. Algiers was the ... More


Assessing the Role of Security Assurances in Dealing with North Korea

John S. Park

in Security Assurances and Nuclear Nonproliferation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778275
eISBN:
9780804784917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778275.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the link between security assurances and North Korean nuclear decision-making by concentrating on four key areas. The first analysis presented here is an evaluation of key ... More


Two Adversaries: The Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers American policies towards the Soviet Union and communist China, examining among other things the impact of the Sino-Soviet ‘split’. Despite the Vietnam War, the failure to ... More


Forgetting within Limits: Censorship and Preservation of the Stalin Cult

Polly Jones

in Myth, Memory, Trauma: Rethinking the Stalinist Past in the Soviet Union, 1953-70

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300185126
eISBN:
9780300187212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185126.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that during the 1950s, Stalin's image continued to be manipulated, and even after the 22nd Congress, both in order to regulate de-Stalinization's unintended consequences and in ... More


Petroleum, Lithium, and the Foundations of Chinese State Power

Judd C. Kinzley (ed.)

in Natural Resources and the New Frontier: Constructing Modern China's Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226492155
eISBN:
9780226492322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492322.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The lofty production targets of the People's Republic of China's First Five Year Plan (1953-1957) created a desperate need for raw materials like petroleum, and various minerals like beryllium, ... More


1991

Elidor Mëhilli

in From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714153
eISBN:
9781501709593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714153.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The afterword takes the story of socialism through the 1970s and 1980s, to show how socialist globalization ended up enforcing geopolitical isolation. It also addresses the fate of some of the ... More


Beijing, 1972

Yafeng Xia and Chris Tudda

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/9780198727507.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The Mao-Nixon summit was the first time that an American president had set foot in communist China. It followed twenty-two years of hostilities and confrontation between the two states and was a ... More


A Wide Measure of Discretion

William J. Rust

in So Much to Lose: John F. Kennedy and American Policy in Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144764
eISBN:
9780813145457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144764.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Kennedy, reluctantly concluding that Souvanna Phouma was the only hope for a negotiated solution in Laos, authorized W. Averell Harriman to convey conditional US support to the neutralist leader. The ... More


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