America's Response to China: A History of Sino-American Relations / Edition 5

America's Response to China: A History of Sino-American Relations / Edition 5

by Warren I. Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231150776

ISBN-13: 9780231150774

Pub. Date: 03/02/2010

Publisher: Columbia University Press

America's Response to China has long been the standard resource for a succinct, historically grounded assessment of an increasingly complicated relationship. Written by one of America's leading diplomatic historians, this book analyzes the concerns and conceptions that have shaped U.S.-China policy and examines their far-reaching outcomes. Warren I. Cohen

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America's Response to China has long been the standard resource for a succinct, historically grounded assessment of an increasingly complicated relationship. Written by one of America's leading diplomatic historians, this book analyzes the concerns and conceptions that have shaped U.S.-China policy and examines their far-reaching outcomes. Warren I. Cohen begins with the mercantile interests of the newly independent American colonies and discusses subsequent events up to the Tiananmen Square massacre and the policies of George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. For this fifth edition, Cohen adds a chapter on America in the age of potential Chinese ascendance, envisioning future partnerships and the shrinking global influence of the United States. Trenchant and insightful, America's Response to China is critically important for understanding U.S.-China relations in the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231150774
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
03/02/2010
Edition description:
fifth edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition Preface to the Fourth EditionPreface to the Third EditionPreface to the Second EditionPreface to the First EditionAcknowledgments to the Fifth EditionRomanization TablePrologue: The Barbarians and the Tribute System1. The Development of the Treaty System2. The United States as a Power in East Asia3. In the Light of the Rising Sun4. The Response to Chinese Nationalism5. China as an Abstraction—The Conflict with Japan6. Communism in China7. The Great Aberration8. Rapprochement—At Last9. In the Shadow of Tiananmen10. America in the Age of Chinese Power NotesBibliographical EssayIndex

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