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The Dragon Looks South: China and Southeast Asia in the New Century
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The Dragon Looks South: China and Southeast Asia in the New Century

by Bronson Percival
 

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ISBN-10: 0275994260

ISBN-13: 9780275994266

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

China has made extraordinarily rapid gains in Southeast Asia since it turned its old confrontational policy on its head in 1997. The Dragon Looks South focuses closely on the past five years and is a comprehensive work that reviews all aspects of China's relations with all Southeast Asian states. Percival also distinguishes between China's goals in mainland

Overview

China has made extraordinarily rapid gains in Southeast Asia since it turned its old confrontational policy on its head in 1997. The Dragon Looks South focuses closely on the past five years and is a comprehensive work that reviews all aspects of China's relations with all Southeast Asian states. Percival also distinguishes between China's goals in mainland and maritime Southeast Asia, deals with all of the major external players in Southeast Asia, not just China and the United States, and contends that various international relations schools of thought may or may not be relevant to Chinese-Southeast Asian relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275994266
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Praeger Security International Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents


Preface and Acknowledgments     vii
Abbreviations     ix
Introduction     1
China's Strategy in Southeast Asia     5
How to Think About China and Southeast Asia     20
China and Its Neighbors in Mainland Southeast Asia     35
China and Maritime Southeast Asia     52
China's Political and Security Relations with Southeast Asia as a Region     75
China's Economic Relations with Southeast Asia     92
"Soft Power"     111
The United States and Southeast Asia: Neglect or Sensible Caution?     128
Conclusion     140
Notes     151
Selected Bibliography     183
Index     193

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