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The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Christopher A. Ford


In the last century, no other nation has grown and transformed itself with such zeal as China. With a booming economy, a formidable military, and a rapidly expanding population, China is emerging as a twenty-first-century global superpower. China's prosperity has increased dramatically in the last two decades, propelling the nation to a prominent position in the international community. Yet China's ancient history still informs and shapes its understanding of itself in relation to the world. As a highly developed and modern nation, China is something of a paradox. Though China is an internatio ... More

Keywords: China, hierarchical political order, moral geography, sovereignty, international law, foreign relations, political order

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813192635
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher A. Ford, author