Beautiful Imperialist: China Perceives America, 1972-1990 / Edition 1

Beautiful Imperialist: China Perceives America, 1972-1990 / Edition 1

by David Shambaugh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691024863

ISBN-13: 9780691024868

Pub. Date: 05/03/1993

Publisher: Princeton University Press

From President Nixon's historic visit to China in 1972 to the aftermath of the Tiananmen tragedy, this book examines the changing perceptions of the United States articulated by China's "America Watchers," whose occupation is to interpret the "beautiful imperialist" for China's elite and public. While other studies have looked at the behavioral history of

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From President Nixon's historic visit to China in 1972 to the aftermath of the Tiananmen tragedy, this book examines the changing perceptions of the United States articulated by China's "America Watchers," whose occupation is to interpret the "beautiful imperialist" for China's elite and public. While other studies have looked at the behavioral history of U.S.-China relations, this is the first to probe the perceptual dimension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691024868
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
05/03/1993
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figuresix
Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Abbreviationsxv
1Introduction3
2Ideological Foundations42
3The American Economy85
4American Society137
5The American Polity165
6American Foreign Policy226
7Conclusion277
Name Index305
Subject Index315

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