The United States and China: Into the Twenty-First Century

Paperback | July 29, 2015

byMichael Schaller

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From the Opium Wars of the 1840s, to the Red Scare of the 1940s, through the Tiananmen Square "massacre" of 1989, and the Wen Ho Lee "espionage case" of 2000, Chinese-American relations have swung like a pendulum throughout the years. Now in its fourth edition and thoroughly revised andupdated, The United States and China: Into the Twenty-First Century looks at more than a century of Chinese-American turmoil from a dual perspective, examining how two dramatically different cultures interacted, cooperated, and collided.

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From the Opium Wars of the 1840s, to the Red Scare of the 1940s, through the Tiananmen Square "massacre" of 1989, and the Wen Ho Lee "espionage case" of 2000, Chinese-American relations have swung like a pendulum throughout the years. Now in its fourth edition and thoroughly revised andupdated, The United States and China: Into the Twe...

Michael Schaller is Regents Professor of History at The University of Arizona.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9.21 × 6.1 × 0.51 inPublished:July 29, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190200065

ISBN - 13:9780190200060

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPrefaceAcknowledgements1. The American Discovery of China2. Asia in Disorder, 1890s-19363. From the Marco Polo Bridge to Pearl Harbor4. The Chinese-American Alliance5. Americans Encounter the Chinese Revolution6. Who Lost China? From the Marshall Mission to Creation of the People's Republic of China7. Red Scare and Yellow Peril8. Chinese-American Estrangement, 1953-19609. China, the New Frontier, and the Vietnam War, 1961-196910. Only Nixon Could Go to China11. From Tacit Allies to Tiananmen12. Beyond Tiananmen, 1992-200113. China Ascending, 2001-2015Index

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