The Cold War in East Asia, 1945-1991

The Cold War in East Asia, 1945-1991

by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
     
 


This collection studies Asia as a second front in the Cold War, examining U.S.-Soviet rivalry in terms of the foreign policies of China, Japan, North and South Korea, the USSR, and the United States. It argues that, as a second front, the Cold War in East Asia influenced the shape of the main East-West front and also the Cold War's development in the third world.See more details below

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This collection studies Asia as a second front in the Cold War, examining U.S.-Soviet rivalry in terms of the foreign policies of China, Japan, North and South Korea, the USSR, and the United States. It argues that, as a second front, the Cold War in East Asia influenced the shape of the main East-West front and also the Cold War's development in the third world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804773317
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
03/02/2011
Series:
Cold War International History Project Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

A Note on Spelling, Transliteration, and Names xi

Introduction: East Asia-the Second Significant Front of the Cold War Tsuyoshi Hasegawa 1

1 Struggles for Modernity: The Golden Years of the Sino-Soviet Alliance Odd Arne Westad 35

2 The Second Front of the Soviet Cold War: Asia in the System of Moscow's Foreign Policy Priorities, 1945-1956 Ilya V. Gaiduk 63

3 Reorienting the Cold War: The Implications of China's Early Cold War Experience, Taking Korea as a Central Test Case Chen Jian 81

4 Military Occupation and Empire Building in Cold War Asia: The United States and Korea, 1945-1955 Steven Hugh Lee 98

5 Kim II Sung's Balancing Act between Moscow and Beijing, 1956-1972 Nobuo Shimoiomai 122

6 Chinese Foreign Policy, 1960-1979 Lorenz Lüthi 152

7 Japan's Foreign Policy under Détente: Relations with China and the Soviet Union, 1971-1973 Kazuhiko Togo 180

8 A Strategic Quadrangle: The Superpowers and the Sino-Japanese Treaty of Peace and Friendship, 1977-1978 Tsuyoshi Hasegawa 213

9 Korea's Great Divergence: North and South Korea between 1972 and 1987 Gregg Brazinsky 241

10 Gorbachev's Policy toward East Asia, 1985-1991 Vladislav Zubok 265

11 Inertia and Change: Soviet Policy toward Koroa, 1985-1991 Sergey Radchenko 289

Contributors 321

Index 325

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