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Collateral Damage : Sino-Soviet Rivalry and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance

By: Khoo, Nicholas.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (281 p.).ISBN: 9780231521635.Subject(s): China -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union | China -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam | Sino-Vietnamese Conflict, 1979 | Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- China | Vietnam -- Foreign relation -- ChinaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Collateral Damage : Sino-Soviet Rivalry and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese AllianceDDC classification: 327.5104709/045 | 327.5104709045 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1 - China's Cold War Alliance with Vietnam: Historical and Theoretical Significance; 2 - Breaking the Ring of Encirclement: Sino-Soviet Alliance Termination and the Chinese Communists' Vietnam Policy, 1964-1968; 3 - A War on Two Fronts: The Sino-Soviet Conflict During the Vietnam War and the Betrayal Thesis, 1968-1973; 4 - The Politics of Victory: Sino-Soviet Relations and the Road to Vietnamese Unification, 1973-1975; 5 - The End of An ""Indestructible Friendship"": Soviet Resurgence and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance, 1975-1979
6 - When Allies Become EnemiesNotes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Although the Chinese and the Vietnamese were Cold War allies in wars against the French and the Americans, their alliance collapsed and they ultimately fought a war against each other in 1979. More than thirty years later the fundamental cause of the alliance's termination remains contested among historians, international relations theorists, and Asian studies specialists. Nicholas Khoo brings fresh perspective to this debate.Using Chinese-language materials released since the end of the Cold War, Khoo revises existing explanations for the termination of China's alliance with
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Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1 - China's Cold War Alliance with Vietnam: Historical and Theoretical Significance; 2 - Breaking the Ring of Encirclement: Sino-Soviet Alliance Termination and the Chinese Communists' Vietnam Policy, 1964-1968; 3 - A War on Two Fronts: The Sino-Soviet Conflict During the Vietnam War and the Betrayal Thesis, 1968-1973; 4 - The Politics of Victory: Sino-Soviet Relations and the Road to Vietnamese Unification, 1973-1975; 5 - The End of An ""Indestructible Friendship"": Soviet Resurgence and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance, 1975-1979

6 - When Allies Become EnemiesNotes; Bibliography; Index

Although the Chinese and the Vietnamese were Cold War allies in wars against the French and the Americans, their alliance collapsed and they ultimately fought a war against each other in 1979. More than thirty years later the fundamental cause of the alliance's termination remains contested among historians, international relations theorists, and Asian studies specialists. Nicholas Khoo brings fresh perspective to this debate.Using Chinese-language materials released since the end of the Cold War, Khoo revises existing explanations for the termination of China's alliance with

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Nicholas Khoo is a lecturer in the Department of Politics at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He received a Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2006 and an MA from Johns Hopkins University in 1998. He specializes in Chinese foreign policy, the international relations of Asia, the international politics of the Cold War, and international relations theory.

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