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Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958

Pang Yang Huei

Abstract

In Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States and in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958, this book argues that the Taiwan Strait Crises could be understood as an evolution towards tacit accommodation. Exploiting new materials from mainland China, Taiwan and the United States, a reevaluation of the international relations of all three parties via a simultaneous presentation of their disparate perspectives is made. At the heart of its argument, this book proposes that conflict resolution had become ritualized progressively as the protagonists implicitly constructed a framework of unde ... More

Keywords: Eisenhower, Chiang Kai-shek, Taiwan Strait Crisis, Ritualization, Mao Ze-dong, Negotiations, Warsaw, Geneva, Nuclear Threats

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9789888208302
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208302.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pang Yang Huei, author
Singapore University of Technology and Design