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Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Y.Y. Kueh


The book confronts the popular conjecture of a Pax Sinica emerging to replace Pax Americana in the wake of global financial crisis. It argues that by virtue of its overwhelming economic, technological and military clout, US hegemony will continue to prevail, though increasingly less coherently, as China's ascendance as a global power accelerates. The argument is underpinned with analysis of different junctures in China's trajectory towards the status of economic giant, from the tacit creation of the “Greater China” growth triangle and ordeal of the Asian Financial Crisis, through the breakthro ... More

Keywords: Pax Sinica, Pax Americana, “Greater China” growth triangle, Asian Financial Crisis, Asia Pacific

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9789888083824
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Y.Y. Kueh, author