Before the storm: U.S.-China relations in retrospect - Patterns and antecedents

James C. Hsiung

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    Abstract

    Amidst the ballyhoos over the current contest between the rising China and the reigning U.S. superpower, which was rendered more acute under the Presidency of Donald Trump, many Western analysts have begun to sound their alarm that the two powers are "destined for war." In fact, that is the title of a new book by Graham Allison, a seasoned political scientist at Harvard University's Kennedy School. The book's subtitle - Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap? - catches a wide concern of all peace-loving people.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationSeries on Contemporary China
    PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
    Pages87-110
    Number of pages24
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

    Publication series

    NameSeries on Contemporary China
    Volume43
    ISSN (Print)1793-0847

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    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Cultural Studies
    • History
    • Anthropology
    • Sociology and Political Science
    • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)
    • Political Science and International Relations

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    Hsiung, J. C. (2018). Before the storm: U.S.-China relations in retrospect - Patterns and antecedents. In Series on Contemporary China (pp. 87-110). (Series on Contemporary China; Vol. 43). World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789813231108_0005