Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security [Audiobook] download free by Denny Roy

Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security Audiobook download free by Denny Roy
  • Listen audiobook: Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security
  • Author: Denny Roy
  • Release date: 2013/2/8
  • Publisher: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780231159005
  • Rating: 9.53 of 10
  • Votes: 363
  • Review by: Ramona Thorton
  • Review rating: 8.59 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/26
  • Duration: 3H33M44S in 256 kbps (57.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-13
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WAV, WMA Lossless, WMA, MPEG4, Apple Lossless, FLAC (compression TAR.BZ, TZO, ZIP, LHA, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 20M18S (5.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Despite China's effort to maintain peace with its neighbors, its military and economic growth poses an undeniable threat. Regional states must account for a more powerful potential adversary in China, and China has become more ambitious in its efforts to control its surroundings. Historical baggage has only aggravated the situation as China believes it is reclaiming its rightful place after a time of weakness and mistreatment, and other Asia-Pacific countries remember all too well their encounter with Chinese conflict and domination. Through a careful consideration of historical factors and raw data, Denny Roy examines the benefits and consequences of a more politically, economically, and militarily potent China. Since China's intended sphere of influence encroaches on the autonomy of regional states, its attempts to increase its own security have weakened the security of its neighbors. Nevertheless, there is little incentive for Beijing to change a status quo that is mostly good for China, and the PRC thrives through its participation in the global economy and multilateral institutions.Even so, Beijing remains extremely sensitive to challenges to the Chinese Communist Party's legitimacy and believes it is entitled to exercise influence on its periphery. On these issues, nationalism trumps any reluctance to upset the international system. Diplomatic disputes regarding the islands in the South China Sea, as well as controversial relations with North Korea, continue to undermine Chinese promises of positive behavior. Roy's study reveals the dynamics defining this volatile region, in which governments pursue China as an economic partner yet fear Beijing's power to set the rules of engagement.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Postwar 20th Century History, From C 1945 To C 2000, 21st Century History: From C 2000 -, Asian History, Military Engineering, International Relations
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 44.44 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x25.4mm
  • Weight: 544.31g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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