U.S.--China Relations, 1784-1992

U.S.--China Relations, 1784-1992

  • Publish Date: 1997-03-20
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Ta Jen Liu

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This is a comprehensive historical study of the major events that shaped diplomatic relations between the United States and China. This book traces the major phases and incidents that formed the relationship between the two nations and the critical issues that face them both. This is the first book written from the Chinese viewpoint about these events. ^BContents:^r Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; First Contact with the West 1784-1910; The Establishment of the Republic of China 1911-1913; World War I and Postwar Settlements 1914-1920; The Washington Conference and After 1921-1924; The Formative Period of the National Government 1925-1930; The Sino-Japanese Conflicts 1931-1936; The Sino-Japanese War 1937-1941; The Alliance in World War II 1942-1945; The Fall of the Mainland 1946-1949; Redefinition of American Policy 1950-1954; The Period of Close Cooperation 1955-1960; A Decade of Multipolarity 1961-1968; The Period of Innovative Political Maneuvers 1969-1974; The Period of Cooling Relations 1975-1979; A Decade of Pragmatism 1980-1989; Into the Nineties; Conclusion; Appendix I: Chinese Heads of State, Premiers, Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Official Representatives Accredited to the U.S.A.; Appendix II: U.S. Presidents, Secretaries of State and Official Representatives Accredited to China; Bibliography.

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