The United States and China since World War II : a brief history / Chi Wang
- Wang, Chi, 1932-
- Armonk, New York : M.E. Sharpe, 
- Physical Description:
- xii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Machine generated contents note: From Ancient China to the Early Twentieth Century -- Chinese Sovereignty Undermined -- The End of Imperial Rule -- Internal and External Unrest -- Notes -- America and China as Allies -- The Cairo Conference and Tehran -- Mao's Communists as a Nationalist Force -- The United States Mediates Peace Talks -- China's Interests Bargained Away at Yalta -- The United Nations and the United States Help Reconstruct China -- Notes -- The United States Helps Chiang While the USSR Helps Mao -- Communists Capture Popular Support -- Marshall Sent as Envoy -- Failure of the Marshall Mission -- The United States Ends Mediation -- The Communists Win the War -- The United States Issues a White Paper -- Controversy in the United States over the KMT's Defeat -- The Chinese Communists and the United States Have a Falling Out -- Notes -- The U.S. Defense Commitment Excludes Taiwan -- "Loss" of China Fuels Paranoia in the United States -- The USSR and the People's Republic of China Form Close Ties -- North Korea Invades South Korea -- China Enters the Korean War -- The End of the Korean War -- Taiwan Protected from Invasion -- The United States Embargoes the People's Republic of China -- Eisenhower Deneutralizes the Taiwan Strait -- Conflict Spreads to Vietnam -- The United States and Taiwan Sign a Mutual Defense, Treaty -- The President Is Authorized to Protect Taiwan -- The First Quemoy Crisis -- Ambassador-Level Contacts -- Notes -- Geneva Talks End -- The Second Quemoy Crisis -- China Crushes Tibet Uprising -- A Call for Policy Change -- The Sino-Soviet Split -- South Vietnam as the Key "Domino" -- Kennedy Hints at New China Policy -- Hilsman and Fulbright Suggest Change Possible -- Johnson Escalates U.S. Involvement in Vietnam -- Events Portend Change -- Attempts to Protect the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship -- The Cultural 'Revolution Weakens China -- Notes -- Nixon Scales Back U.S. Commitments -- China and the USSR Fight Border Battles -- Sino-American Thaw Sets In -- The Tide of Change Becomes Unstoppable -- Ping-Pong Diplomacy -- Strong Motives for New Attitudes -- Nixon Sends Kissinger to China -- Notes -- Nixon Prepares for Visit -- The Shanghai Communiqué -- Opposition to New Ties -- U.S.-China Relationship Deepens -- Full Diplomatic Ties Still Elusive -- Ford Delays Full Normalization -- The Deaths of Zhou and Mao -- Notes -- Deng Xiaoping Takes Over as Leader -- The Issue of Taiwan Remains Divisive -- Brzezinski and Vance Clash -- Review Recommends Normalization -- Conflict over the U.S. Presence in Taiwan Resolved -- Taiwan Arms Issue Causes Conflict -- China's Reforms Pave the Way for Normalization -- Normalization Finally Occurs -- Deng Visits the United States -- Congress Passes the Taiwan Relations Act -- Democracy Wall in China Ignored by United States -- U.S.-China Military Relationship Begins -- Notes -- The Chinese Regard Reagan with Suspicion -- Reagan Sells Lethal Arms to China -- China Pressures the United States on Aims to Taiwan -- Limitations on U.S. Arms to China -- The Road to the Third Joint Communiqué -- Sino-Soviet Rapprochement Begins -- Reagan Visits Beijing -- Social Protest Breaks Out in China -- Proliferation Issues -- Trade and Strategic Cooperation Continue -- Controversy During China Trip -- Notes -- Massive Student Protests in Tiananmen Square -- Chinese Government Uses Army to Quash Protests -- President Bush Preserves the Relationship -- Scowcroft and Eagleburger Make Secret Trip to China -- Bush Waives and Restricts Sanctions -- High-Level Visits Continue -- MFN Linkage Campaign Begins -- Missile Exports Prompt New Sanctions -- F-16s Disrupt Improvement of Relations -- Bush Sends Emissaries to China and Taiwan -- Notes -- Human Rights Conditions -- Weapons Proliferation Proves Contentious -- Jiang Zemin Visits Seattle -- The United States Makes Further Gestures -- MFN: Countdown to a Decision -- The United States Lifts Sanctions -- Taiwan's American Coup -- China Responds to Lee -- Clinton Engages China -- Scandal Does Not Alter China Policy -- Jiang Zemin Visits Washington -- Three No's Declared as Engagement Continues -- Clinton Visits Beijing -- Difficulties Continue -- Notes -- The New President and His Advisors -- Decision on Taiwan Arms Sales -- Controversy Erupts -- Bush Ends Strategic Ambiguity -- The U.S.-China Relationship Worsens -- Jiang Convenes Summit in Beijing -- U.S.-China Thaw Begins -- Bush Visits China, Meets with Jiang -- Bush Returns to China -- Hu Visits the United States -- Hu Takes the Reins of the Chinese Communist Party -- Powell Visits China -- The Invasion of Iraq -- Six-Party Talks over North Korea -- Bush and Hu Meet in Bangkok -- Taiwan Holds Elections -- U.S.-China Exchanges Continue -- Bush Wins Reelection, Shakes Up Cabinet -- Secretary of State Rice Makes Two Trips to China -- Bush Travels to China -- Hu Jintao Visits the United States -- Controversy Mars U.S. Visit -- Notes -- Chinese Military Development -- Progress in the Six-Party Talks -- Turmoil in Tibet -- The KMT Returns to Power in Taiwan -- Potential for a Cross-Strait Thaw -- Earthquake Devastates China's Sichuan Province -- One World One Dream -- Notes -- China as a "Responsible Stakeholder" -- The United States Engages China -- China's Growing Assertiveness and Challenges to America's Global Role -- Notes.
- 9780765629890 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0765629895 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780765629906 (pbk. : alk. paper), and 0765629909 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the Paterno Libraries Endowment (Campus College Libraries); 2012
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