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A great wall : six presidents and China : an investigative history

Author: Patrick Tyler
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Studies how America's relationship with China has changed from 1969 to 1999, focusing on how American presidents have dealt with China's rulers.
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Tyler, Patrick.
Great wall.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©1999
(OCoLC)607460714
Online version:
Tyler, Patrick.
Great wall.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©1999
(OCoLC)608151520
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Tyler
ISBN: 1891620371 9781891620379 1586480057 9781586480059
OCLC Number: 41320011
Notes: "A Century Foundation book."
Map of China and surrounding countries on endpapers.
Description: xvi, 476 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: The risk of war ... --
The Taiwan Crisis --
The Sino-Soviet Border: 1969 --
Nixon: The opening ... --
Ford: Estrangement--"I smile bitterly ..." --
Carter: Fulfillment--"The president has made up his mind ..." --
Reagan: ... and Taiwan --
Bush: ... and Tiananmen --
Clinton: The butchers of Beijing ... --
Transition: ... it begins again.
Responsibility: Patrick Tyler.
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