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Interpreting China's grand strategy [electronic resource] : past, present, and future / Michael D. Swaine, Ashley J. Tellis.

By: Swaine, Michael D.
Contributor(s): Tellis, Ashley J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Project Air Force report: Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xx, 283 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0585375836 (electronic bk.); 9780585375830 (electronic bk.); 9780833048301 (electronic bk.); 0833048309 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): China -- Military policy | National security -- China | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science | HISTORY -- Military -- Other | Electronic books | S�ecurit�e nationale -- Chine | Chine -- Politique militaire | Veiligheidspolitiek | Strategische aspectenGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Interpreting China's grand strategy.DDC classification: 355/.033051 Other classification: 89.90 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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Cover; Preface; Contents; Maps, Figures, and Table; Summary; Acknowledgements; Acronyms; Chronology of Chinese History; Chapter One -- China as a National Security Concern; Chapter Two -- China's Security Problem; Chapter Three -- The Historical Context; Border Defense and Periphery Control; Fluctuations in Periphery Control and Regime Boundaries; The Use of Force; The Use of Noncoercive Security Strategies; The Influence of Domestic Leadersip Politics; Chapter Four -- China's Current Security Strategy: Features and Implications; Factors Shaping China's Calculative Security Strategy.
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: China's continuing rapid economic growth and expanding involvement in global affairs pose major implications for the power structure of the international system. To more accurately and fully assess the significance of China's emergence for the United States and the global community, it is necessary to gain a more complete understanding of Chinese security thought and behavior. This study addresses such questions as: What are China's most fundamental national security objectives? How has the Chinese state employed force and diplomacy in the pursuit of these objectives over the centuries? What s.
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Cover; Preface; Contents; Maps, Figures, and Table; Summary; Acknowledgements; Acronyms; Chronology of Chinese History; Chapter One -- China as a National Security Concern; Chapter Two -- China's Security Problem; Chapter Three -- The Historical Context; Border Defense and Periphery Control; Fluctuations in Periphery Control and Regime Boundaries; The Use of Force; The Use of Noncoercive Security Strategies; The Influence of Domestic Leadersip Politics; Chapter Four -- China's Current Security Strategy: Features and Implications; Factors Shaping China's Calculative Security Strategy.

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China's continuing rapid economic growth and expanding involvement in global affairs pose major implications for the power structure of the international system. To more accurately and fully assess the significance of China's emergence for the United States and the global community, it is necessary to gain a more complete understanding of Chinese security thought and behavior. This study addresses such questions as: What are China's most fundamental national security objectives? How has the Chinese state employed force and diplomacy in the pursuit of these objectives over the centuries? What s.

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