Herbert Yee and Ian Storey (eds.), The China Threat : Perceptions, Myths and Reality
AbstractThis book brings together 16 essays on the outside world’s changing perception of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), in the period since Tiananmen and, later, following the missile crisis in the Taiwan Strait (1995-1996). The essays are based on contributions to a conference in January 2001 in Hong Kong ; thus, having been completed before September 11th 2001, the book might be assumed dated. In fact, it is not. For while the outbreak of Islamic terrorism and the Iraq War have put into wid...