The World and China, 1922-1972

1st Edition

John Gittings

Routledge
Published December 16, 2019
Reference - 302 Pages
ISBN 9781138614659 - CAT# K389498
Series: Routledge Library Editions: History of China

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Summary

This book, first published in 1974, was the only one to treat China’s foreign policy in its entirety, both as the subject of historically documented narrative (before and since the Liberation of 1949) and as the product of ideas themselves requiring analysis. It is also unique in approaching these ideas by the route they took into the Chinese consciousness: for Mao the young Chinese republic was a ‘semi-colony’ over which the imperialists were falling out. His revolution would float like a boat on top of their ‘contradictions’.

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