A Brief History of China-U.S. Relations(1784-2013)


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Tao Wenzhao



Title: A Brief History of China-U.S. Relations(1784-2013)
Author: Tao Wenzhao

Publication Date: September 2015

Publisher: Foreign Language Press

ISBN: 9787119095615


Chapter 1 Exchanges
1.1 Early Trade and Cultural Exchanges
1.2 The Treaty of Wanghia and the Establishment of
Relations Between China and the U.S.
1.3 Controversy over the Burlingame Treaty
1.4 Exclusion of Chinese and the Issue of Chinese Labor in the United States

Chapter 2 The Open—door Policy and Its Implementation
2.1 The Open—door Policy: The Gap Between Policy and Practice
2.2 The United States and the 1911 Revolution
2.3 The Paris Peace Conference: A Proud Day for Chinese

Chapter 3 The Washington Conference: The United States and Wars and Revolution in China
3.1 The Washington Conference and Setding of the Shandong Issue
3.2 The United States, Wars and Revolution in China in the 1920s
3.3 The U.S. and the Nanjing Nationalist Government

Chapter 4 The 1930s: Toward a China—U.S. Alliance Against Japanese Aggression
4.1 From Liutiao Lake to Marco Polo Bridge
4.2 The Nationalist Government “Clings On Hope of Rescue”
4.3 Toward a Alliance Against Japanese Aggression
4.4 The Early War Period, CPC Non—Governmental Contacts with the U.S.

Chapter 5 Wartime Allies
5.1 The Rocky Road of Military Cooperation
5.2 Building a Special Relationship
5.3 The U.S. Army Observer Section Yan'an
5.4 Shift U.S. Policy Toward China
5.5 The Yalta Conference, the United States and the Sino—Soviet Treaty

Chapter 6 U.S. Involvement in China's Civil War
6.1 The Marshall Mediation
6.2 The China Aid Act of 1948
6.3 Toward Confrontation

Chapter 7 The Age of Confrontation and Isolation
7.1 Confrontation in Korea
7.2 America Containment of China
7.3 Two Crises in the Taiwan Strait
7.4 China—U.S. Ambassadorial Talks

Chapter 8 A Slow Thaw
8.1 Changes in China's Diplomacy
8.2 Adjustment in U.S. Policy Toward China
8.3 A Historic Handshake

Chapter 9 Difficult Normalization
9.1 Stagnation
9.2 Normalization
9.3 The Taiwan Relations Act
9.4 The Birth of the August 17 Communique
9.5 China Reiterates Its Independent Foreign Policy

Chapter 10 Renormalization of China—U.S. Relations in the Post Cold War Era
10.1 U.S. Pressure Follows 1989 Turmoil in Beijing
10.2 Drastic Changes Across the Taiwan Strait
10.3 Heads of State Visits
10.4 Disaster Out of the Blue
10.5 China's Accession to the WTO and U.S. Legislation for China

Chapter 11 China—U.S. Relations in the New Century
11.1 Establishing Constructive and Cooperative Relations
11.2 Maintaining Stability in the Taiwan Strait Region
11.3 Continuing to Promote Mutually Beneficial and Win—Win Trade and Economic Relations
11.4 Cooperation on Regional and International Issues
Conclusion Toward a New Model of Major—Country Relationship

About the Author:

Tao Wenzhao, born in east China's Zhejiang Province, February 1943, is an honorary academician of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and senior fellow of the Institute of American Studies. He served as the deputy director at the Institute and as secretary general of the Chinese Association of American Studies from 1994 to 2003. His publications include A History of Sino-American Relations (1911-2000) (three volumes), China's Foreign Relations During the China's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression(co-author), US' China Policy After the End of the Cold War (co-author),American Think-tanks and US' China Policy After the End of the Cold War (co-author).


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