Strait Talk United States-Taiwan Relations and the Crisis with China

ISBN-10: 0674060520
ISBN-13: 9780674060524
Edition: 2009
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List price: $24.50
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 3/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 404
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Nancy Bernkopf Tucker is professor of history at Georgetown University and the Georgetown School of Foreign Service. She is one of the nation's leading authorities on Sino-American relations and the author of Patterns in the Dustand Uncertain Friendships: Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the United States,winner of the Bernath Prize of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

Introduction: Landscape and Memory
In the Context of the Cold War
The Origins of Strategic Ambiguity
Taiwan Expendable?
Ford�s Tribulations
Collapse and Reprieve
Moral Imperatives; Military Challenges
Final Act
The Taiwan Relations Act
Recognizing your Friends and Enemies
The Reagan Difference
American Assurances
The End of the Cold War
Shifting Ground
Search for a New World Order
Change and Continuity
Taiwan Strait Crisis
Setting the Record Straight
War Against Terrorism
The Influence of Democracy
Conclusion: The Uses of Adversity

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