China's Borders: Settlements and Conflicts


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This diverse collection of papers ranges from full historical accounts to sharp battle-field reports, from Mao Zedung's musings on war to the machinations of wily British politicians bent on breaking their word. The study of China's dealings with border problems through the centuries shows imperial aggressions, bluff and deceit, cartographic trickery, diplomatic forgeries, wilful follies and stubborn refusal to correct mistaken policies. There is, however, a brighter side too, with an occasional statesman-like reversal of ...

China's Borders: Settlements and Conflicts 2014, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443853484

Unabridged edition