Introducing China: The World's oldest great power charts its next comeback

Ron Huisken

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Abstract

    China's transformation has been patiently, methodically and very deliberately constructed by a leadership group that has equally carefully protected its monopoly on power. Today's China is proceeding with great seriousness and determination to become a first-rank state with a balanced portfolio of power and no major vulnerabilities. China takes itself very seriously and is inviting the world to overlook the formidable hard power assets it is determined to acquire in favour of simply enjoying the fruits of its market and trusting in the sincerity of its rhetoric on being determined to become a benign and peaceful new-age major power.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra Australia
    PublisherANU ePress
    Number of pages103
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9781921666186
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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