Charm Offensive: How China's Soft Power Is Transforming the World
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Charm Offensive: How China's Soft Power Is Transforming the World

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At the beginning of the twenty-first century, China is poised to become a major global power. And though much has been written of China’s rise, a crucial aspect of this transformation has gone largely unnoticed: the way that China is using soft power to appeal to its neighbors and to distant countries alike.
This book is the first to examine the significance of China’s rece

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Published July 12th 2007 by Yale University Press
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Eye-opening look at China's role in shaping global relations over the past decade. Using the theme of soft power - a nation's ability to shape other nation's preferences or branding your influence on another country in relation to popular and elite culture, public diplomacy, value, ideals and norms. - Kurlantizick argues that China has dramtically increased its strength globally while the United States has seen its soft power diminish.

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