China's Techno-Warriors: National Security and Strategic Competition from the Nuclear to the Information Age

China's Techno-Warriors: National Security and Strategic Competition from the Nuclear to the Information Age

by Evan Feigenbaum
     
 


This book skillfully weaves together four stories: Chinese views of technology during the Communist era; the role of the military in Chinese political and economic life; the evolution of open and flexible conceptions of public management in China; and the technological dimensions of the rise of Chinese power.See more details below

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This book skillfully weaves together four stories: Chinese views of technology during the Communist era; the role of the military in Chinese political and economic life; the evolution of open and flexible conceptions of public management in China; and the technological dimensions of the rise of Chinese power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804746014
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
03/18/2003
Edition description:
1
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
Abbreviations
Preface
Ch. 1Introduction: National Security and Strategic Technology in China1
Ch. 2Militarization and Its Legacies, 1950-197513
Ch. 3Changing Course, 1975-198671
Ch. 4The Strategic Weapons Elite Confronts Change, 1975-1986116
Ch. 5"Old" Solutions to New Problems, 1986-1992141
Ch. 6The Complex Legacy of Chinese Technonationalism, 1992-2000189
Ch. 7China's Challenge: To Break with the Past216
App. 1Biographies of Key Personalities233
App. 2Historical Code Names of Major Bureaucratic Structures in Chinese Military Industry245
App. 3Highlights of the 863 Plan248
Notes261
References291
Index319

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