The Resource Congress and the U.S.-China relationship, 1949-1979, Guangqiu Xu, (electronic resource)

Congress and the U.S.-China relationship, 1949-1979, Guangqiu Xu, (electronic resource)

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Congress and the U.S.-China relationship, 1949-1979
Title
Congress and the U.S.-China relationship, 1949-1979
Statement of responsibility
Guangqiu Xu
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Guangqiu Xu, a native of China fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese, has written an exhaustive study of United States-China relations during the Cold War, with a special focus on the role of the U. S. Congress in influencing Sino-American policy. Based upon extensive archival research in Chinese and American sources, Professor Xu's book is comprehensive and original. It is a detailed account of the interactions between Congress and the White House as the United States forged its policies regarding the world's most populous nation. Covering the period from the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to the United States' recognition of the PRC in 1979, this study shows how Congress became a key factor in the formulation and conduct of China policy. No other book examines so fully the legislative-executive struggles and compromises during this thirty-year period, from the postwar maneuverings of Truman to Nixon's surprising visit to Beijing. Especially important is Professor Xu's use of Chinese source material to discuss China's reaction and response to American policy decisions. Congress and the U. S. -China Relationship, 1949-1979 examines a familiar story from a fresh perspective, putting into a new context the forces at play in determining how the United States and China responded to each other during the chilliest years of the Cold War. With his emphasis on Congress, Professor Xu has opened up the history of the period to an analysis of how legislative power, direct and indirect, can affect foreign policy and change the course of world events
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Midwest
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1951-
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Xu, Guangqiu
Dewey number
327.7305109/045
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Series on international, political, and economic history
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  • United States
  • Executive-legislative relations
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • China
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
Congress and the U.S.-China relationship, 1949-1979, Guangqiu Xu, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11783802
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11783802
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11783802
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remote
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11783802
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Congress and the U.S.-China relationship, 1949-1979, Guangqiu Xu, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11783802
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11783802
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11783802
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11783802
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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