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Hegemon : China's Plan to Dominate Asia and the World - Steven Mosher

Hegemon

China's Plan to Dominate Asia and the World

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Published: 15th April 2002
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For centuries, China had not only the largest population, but also the most advanced economy and the strongest army on earth. It saw itself as the Hegemon, the ever-expanding central power around which the world revolved. Steven Mosher believes that China still sees itself in these terms. In Hegemon, Mosher shows how the quest for domination has been something like an art form in Chinese statecraft, an enduring feature on the country's mysterious face that is often hidden from the west. Hegemon is a masterly inquiry into the ideas at the heart of Chinese culture and history. It is also as timely as today's headlines about Chinese efforts to influence U.S. elections and steal U.S. nuclear secrets and to establish China as a global superpower. A major work of scholarship and analysis, Hegemon reinforces Steven Mosher's reputation as one of our most thoughtful and provocative China Watchers. Maps, index, biography.

Preface: The China Threatp. vii
Introduction: The Tiananmen Temptationp. xi
Western Barbariansp. 1
Birth of the Hegemonp. 15
The Hegemon Reawakensp. 37
Great Han Chauvinismp. 61
The World Map of Hegemonyp. 97
Wuwei Is No Wayp. 117
Containing the Hegemonp. 139
Afterwordp. 159
Notesp. 161
Indexp. 185
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ISBN: 9781893554405
ISBN-10: 1893554406
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 193
Published: 15th April 2002
Publisher: Encounter Books,USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 18.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.31