Beijing's Economic Statecraft during the Cold War, 1949-1991

Beijing's Economic Statecraft during the Cold War, 1949-1991

by Shu Guang Zhang


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421415833
Publisher: Woodrow Wilson Center Press / Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 09/30/2014
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Shu Guang Zhang is a professor and vice rector for academic affairs at the Macau University of Science and Technology.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Abbreviations xiii

Introduction: Economic Statecraft Revisited 1

Chapter 1 Countering the China Embargo and the Origins of the PRC's Economic Statecraft, 1949-1955 21

Chapter 2 Seeking Soviet Aid While Resisting Moscow's Influence, 1953-1963 59

Chapter 3 Transforming Economic Diplomacy While Aiding African and Asian Countries, 1955-1970 97

Chapter 4 Moderating Japans Hostility through Manipulating Expectations of Trade Opportunities, 1955-1972 135

Chapter 5 Aiding North Korea, Mongolia, and Albania to Confront Russia, 1960-1972 169

Chapter 6 Aiding Hanoi's War against America and Competing with Russia, 1960-1972 207

Chapter 7 Reshaping Economic Statecraft in the Age of Rapprochement and Opening Up, 1970s-1980s 241

Chapter 8 Leveraging Economically Chinese-American Relations Late 1980s-Early 1990s 277

Conclusion: Beijing's Economic Statecraft for the Twenty-First Century 313

Appendix: A Chronology of the PRC's Foreign Economic Cooperation, 1950-1985 337

Notes 369

Bibliography 437

Index 457

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Yafeng Xia

A major contribution to our understanding of China’s economic statecraft in particular as well as China’s foreign relations in general.

Xiaoyuan Liu

A worthy addition to the plethora of China studies of our times.

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