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Sino-American relations after normalization toward the second decade by Steven M. Goldstein

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Published by Foreign Policy Association in New York, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • China


  • United States -- Foreign relations -- China,
  • China -- Foreign relations -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby Steven M. Goldstein and Jay Mathews.
SeriesHeadline series,, no. 276
ContributionsMathews, Jay, 1945-
LC ClassificationsE744 .H43 no. 276, E183.8.C5 .H43 no. 276
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2748017M
ISBN 100871241056
LC Control Number86081093

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Their global strategies necessitated mutual cooperation, creating momentum for normalization negotiations, especially after Brzezinski’s trip to China in May The shifting dynamism in Sino-American relations from the Kissinger-Mao years to Brzezinski-Deng years, therefore, precipitated normalization of relations in the late s. Since the renewal of Sino-American relations in early , the Taiwan issue remained a major source of contention. After the announcement of the intention to establish diplomatic relations with Mainland China (PRC) on 15 December , the Republic of China (Taiwan) immediately condemned the United States, leading to rampant protests in both. The normalization of Sino-American relations in benefited the people on Taiwan and in China, while the Soviet Union and the Chiang Kai-shek government lost out. On various occasions the US decision to normalize relations with China was critized domestically and internationally. Since , U.S.-China relations have evolved from tense standoffs to a complex mix of intensifying diplomacy, growing international rivalry, and increasingly intertwined economies.

China Table of Contents. China's relations with the other superpower, the United States, also have followed an uneven course. Chinese leaders expressed an interest in possible economic assistance from the United States during the s, but by Sino-American relations could only . Following the Nixon visit to Beijing in , there was a conspicuous lack of progress in Sino–American relations due to unfavorable conditions in both countries. In China, the radical Gang of Four were scheming to seize power in hopes of succeeding Mao; The Taiwan issue had become a mirror of America's international self-image, and thus its resolution took on added significance beyond the. Trust and Distrust in Sino-American Relations: Challenge and Opportunity (Rapid Communications in Conflict and Security) by Chan, Steve and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Paul M. Evans, Review of Priscilla Roberts, ed., Sino-American Relations Since , Journal of American History (December ), December Paul M Evans Priscilla Roberts.

The course of Sino-American relations since their normalization also gives grounds for optimism. In the perspective of decades, despite some twists and turns, it is a remarkable record of success. Immediately after normalization in , the United States had two broad objectives for our bilateral relations. Relations between China and the United States have been of central importance to both countries over the past half-century, as well as to all states affected by that relationship--Taiwan and the Soviet Union foremost among them. Only recently, however, has the opening of archives made it possible to research this history dispassionately. The eight chapters in this volume offer the first.   The Future of Sino-American Relations. The United States is a superpower, and China is becoming one. But this does not make cold war, much less hot war, inevitable.   The impact of Mao’s anger on Sino-American relations lasted beyond Zhou’s censure: the memory of Mao’s criticism of the premier loomed in the minds of Chinese negotiators at least until the chairman’s death, bringing hardline responses to future U.S. proposals for any compromise in normalization talks. 49Author: Peter Millwood.