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The Rise of China vs. the Logic of Strategy

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$26.95 • £21.95 • €24.50

ISBN 9780674066427

Publication Date: 11/15/2012


320 pages

5 x 7-1/2 inches

Belknap Press


  • Preface
  • 1. The Fallacy of Unresisted Aggrandizement
  • 2. Premature Assertiveness
  • 3 Great-State Autism Defined
  • 4. Historical Residues in Chinese Conduct
  • 5. The Coming Geo-Economic Resistance to the Rise of China
  • 6. China’s Aggrandizement and Global Reactions
  • 7. The Inevitable Analogy
  • 8. Could China Adopt a Successful Grand Strategy?
  • 9. The Strategic Unwisdom of the Ancients
  • 10. Strategic Competence: The Historical Record
  • 11. The Inevitability of Mounting Resistance
  • 12. Why Current Policies Will Persist
  • 13. Australia: Weaving a Coalition
  • 14. Japan: Disengaging from Disengagement
  • 15. Defiant Vietnam: The Newest American Ally?
  • 16. South Korea: A Model Tianxia Subordinate?
  • 17. Mongolia: Northern Outpost of the Coalition?
  • 18. Indonesia: From Ostracism to Coalition
  • 19. The Philippines: How to Make Enemies
  • 20. Norway: Norway? Norway!
  • 21. The Three China Policies of the United States
  • 22. Conclusions and Predictions
  • Appendix: The Rise and Fall of “Peaceful Rise”
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Index

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