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The Fall and Revival of Coercive Diplomacy: Security Partnerships and Sino-American Security Relations, 1972–2009

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/9780691142609.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how, in the post-Cold War era, the United States' alignment with Taiwan and alliance with Japan again have figured prominently among issues affecting U.S.-China security ... More


Back to the Strait

Nancy Bernkopf Tucker

in The China Threat: Memories, Myths, and Realities in the 1950s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159241
eISBN:
9780231528191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159241.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines how the end of the 1958 Taiwan Strait crisis which affected China and the United States. For Dwight D. Eisenhower and Mao Zedong, the 1958 Strait confrontation—which arose when ... More


Roiling in Troubled Waters

Pang Yang Huei

in Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888208302
eISBN:
9789888455652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208302.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After the Sino-US Ambassadorial Talks ceased in December 1957, further talks were suspended indefinitely. On 23 August 1958, the PRC again targeted artillery barrages on Quemoy and Matsu, igniting ... More


The Benefits of Communist Alliance Coordination and the Continuing Costs of U.S. Alliance Formation, 1951–56

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/9780691142609.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the mixed blessing of enhanced communist coordination during the mid-1950s. During this period, a relatively well-coordinated and organized communist alliance allowed for more ... More


: Obstacles to Integration: What Does It Take for the Two Sides of the Strait to Reconcile?

Zhidong Hao

in Whither Taiwan and Mainland China: National Identity, the State and Intellectuals

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091009
eISBN:
9789882207691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091009.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the difficulties encountered in crossing cultural boundaries and in overcoming prejudices and discriminatory attitudes on both sides of the Taiwan Strait. It next examines the ... More


Whither Taiwan and Mainland China: National Identity, the State and Intellectuals

Zhidong Hao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091009
eISBN:
9789882207691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This is one of the few books that argues for a feasible compromise solution to the political conflict across the Taiwan Strait that still troubles greater China. The book elaborates on the factors ... More


Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958

Pang Yang Huei

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888208302
eISBN:
9789888455652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208302.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States and in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958, this book argues that the Taiwan Strait Crises could be understood as an evolution towards tacit ... More


Taiwan in the PRC’s Lengthening Shadow

Denny Roy

in Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159005
eISBN:
9780231528153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159005.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines how the rise of China affects Taiwan's security. While the Chinese government is insisting to the rest of the world that a stronger China will be peaceful and nonaggressive, ... More


Outbreak of the Crisis

Pang Yang Huei

in Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888208302
eISBN:
9789888455652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208302.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On 3 September 1954, China launched a massive artillery bombardment on the islands of Quemoy and Matsu, triggering the first crisis. This attack prompted the US to sign the Mutual Defense Treaty with ... More


The Diplomacy of Anger

Todd H. Hall

in Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453014
eISBN:
9781501701139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453014.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the diplomacy of anger in the setting of the Taiwan Strait Crisis of 1995–96. It argues that viewing the behavior of the People's Republic of China (PRC) through the lens of the ... More


No Inherent Worth

Nancy Bernkopf Tucker

in The China Threat: Memories, Myths, and Realities in the 1950s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159241
eISBN:
9780231528191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159241.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the foreign policy pursued by Dwight D. Eisenhower and his secretary of state, John Foster Dulles, with respect to China. Eisenhower preferred to fight the Cold War as a cold ... More


Military Confrontation with the United States

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

US policies toward Taiwan combined with changes in Taiwan’s politics linked to its transition to democracy mobilized PLA demands for forceful military demonstrations. PLA leaders felt that Deng had ... More


Nationalism, Democratisation and the Taiwan Question

Baogang He

in Governing Taiwan and Tibet: Democratic Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748699711
eISBN:
9781474416139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699711.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 compares nationalism and democratization in Taiwan and China, and, in particular, seeks to develop an understanding of the rise of Taiwanese nationalism and its impact on democratization, ... More


Taiwan-China Relations

Lung-chu Chen

in The U.S.-Taiwan-China Relationship in International Law and Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190601126
eISBN:
9780190601157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601126.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

From 1945 to the 1980s, the Taiwan-China relationship was marked by rivalry and intense hostility. In 1991, President Lee Teng-hui proclaimed the end of the period of Communist rebellion that had ... More


Introduction

Pang Yang Huei

in Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888208302
eISBN:
9789888455652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208302.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter sets out the aims of this book, stating the main lines of inquiry. Next, a brief “state of the field” assessment on the historical problem of the Taiwan Strait crises will be made. It ... More


Diplomatic Complexities

Nancy Bernkopf Tucker

in The China Threat: Memories, Myths, and Realities in the 1950s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159241
eISBN:
9780231528191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159241.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the nonmilitary remedies sought by Dwight D. Eisenhower to address the deteriorating state of U.S.-China relations. Diplomacy did not come easily after China began its artillery ... More


Firefights: China’s Meanings after the Korean War

Joyce Mao

in Asia First: China and the Making of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226252711
eISBN:
9780226252858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252858.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Focusing on U.S.-China-Taiwan relations during the early and mid-1950s, this chapter traces how conservative officials, led by Sen. William F. Knowland, parlayed continuing turmoil in the Pacific ... More


U.S.-China Relations

Lung-chu Chen

in The U.S.-Taiwan-China Relationship in International Law and Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190601126
eISBN:
9780190601157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601126.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

In the 1970s, the United States abandoned its policy of containment toward the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in favor of diplomatic engagement. In December 1978, President Carter announced that ... More


The Sino-Soviet Schism: The Race to Communism and Great Power Status

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Soviet-Chinese debates over de-Stalinization were linked to prescribed levels of investment in heavy industry versus consumer goods. Mao favored the former, Khrushchev the latter. Uprisings in Poland ... More


Epilogue: The Return of the Banker

Wen-hsin Yeh

in Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249714
eISBN:
9780520933422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249714.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

To those who had to choose between Nationalist or Communist affiliations, the regime shift marked a major watershed in China's twentieth century. The 1950s witnessed, on both sides of the Taiwan ... More


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