Strait rituals : China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1954-1958. (eBook, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Strait rituals : China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1954-1958.

Author: YANG HUEI PANG
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] HONG KONG UNIV Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The two Taiwan Strait crises took place during a particularly tense period of the Cold War. Although each incident was relatively brief, their consequences loom large. Based on analyses of newly available documents from Beijing, Taipei, and Washington, Pang Yang Huei challenges conventional wisdom that claims Sino-US misperceptions of each other's strategic concerns were critical in the 1950s. He underscores the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1051687831
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: YANG HUEI PANG
ISBN: 9789888455652 9888455656
OCLC Number: 1097575367
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Guide to Transliteration; Abbreviations; Chronology; 1. Introduction; 2. A Stillness at Taiwan Strait; 3. The Geneva Road; 4. Outbreak of the Crisis; 5. From Yijiangshan to Bandung; 6. Sustaining Linkages; 7. Roiling in Troubled Waters; 8. The Warsaw Gambit; 9. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index

Abstract:

The two Taiwan Strait crises took place during a particularly tense period of the Cold War. Although each incident was relatively brief, their consequences loom large. Based on analyses of newly available documents from Beijing, Taipei, and Washington, Pang Yang Huei challenges conventional wisdom that claims Sino-US misperceptions of each other's strategic concerns were critical in the 1950s. He underscores the fact that Washington, Taipei, and Beijing were actually aware of one another's strategic intentions during the crises. He also demonstrates conclusively that both ""crises"" can be und.

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