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A Politics of Routes

Tim Winter

in Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226658216
eISBN:
9780226658490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226658490.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The chapter explores instances where the historical Silk Roads have been appropriated by governments and politicians. In dissecting the language of revival, it identifies the metaphors and ... More


Islam and the Opening of the Chinese Mind

Robert R. Bianchi

in China and the Islamic World: How the New Silk Road is Transforming Global Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915285
eISBN:
9780190915315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915285.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Islam’s impact on China is growing because its external and internal influences are more intertwined than ever. Islamic civilization permeates the New Silk Road, shaping all of China’s efforts to ... More


One belt, one road to nowhere

Salvatore Babones

in American Tianxia: Chinese Money, American Power and the End of History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336808
eISBN:
9781447336907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336808.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

China faces many hostile neighbours; relations with Japan are particularly fraught. China has thus sought friends farther afield, abandoning the Deng-Hu "keeping a low profile" (KLP) strategy for Xi ... More


Will the Renminbi Go Global?

Niv Horesh

in Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787192
eISBN:
9780804788540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787192.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Prognoses of China’s currency—Renminbi or RMB in short—going global have become a hotly debated topic in the economic and popular literature of late. While some analysts are tipping a gradual ... More


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