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U.S.-Chinese Relations: Perilous Past, Pragmatic Present
A second edition of this book is now available. This comprehensive and lucid assessment of the historical and contemporary determinants of Sino-American relations explains the conflicted engagement between the two governments. Offering a welcome richness of discussion and analysis, distinguished analyst Robert G. Sutter explores the twists and turns of the relationship ove ...more
Hardcover, 333 pages
Published July 16th 2010 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
(first published June 16th 2010)
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In an effort to better understand the dynamics of Sino-American relations, and the potential sources of conflict between the two powers, Sutter offers an broad historical review of the complex relationship between the two states. This review touches on US missionary and commercial endeavors into China in the 19th century, the role of the US in Chinese domestic politics following WWII, Sino-American rapprochement during the Cold War, and the current economic relations between the two powers. Alth ...more