China Diplomacy: The Washington-taipei-beijing Triangle

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Avalon Publishing, Jan 5, 1992 - Political Science - 190 pages
The Taiwan Relations Act - representing the response of Congress to the Carter administration's 1978 abandonment of Taipei in favour of Beijing - is the focus of this analysis of Washington's dual China policy. It considers the perspectives of the US, Taiwan and the PRC.

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The Formal Basis of U S China Policy
The Normalization Agreement
The August 1982 Communique

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John F. Copper is the Stanley J. Buckman Distinguished Professor of International Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He is the author of more than twenty books on Taiwan, China, and Asian Affairs. His book China's Global Role (1980) won the Clarence Day Foundation Award for outstanding research and creativity activity. Professor Copper's most recent books include Historical Dictionary of Taiwan (second edition) published in 2000 and Taiwan in Troubled Times (edited) published in 2002. Dr. Copper was recipient of the International Communications Award in 1997.

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