Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
Lowell Dittmer, University of California, Berkeley
Lowell Dittmer, Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley and editor of Asian Survey, has written or edited Sino-Soviet Normalization and Its International Implications (University of Washington Press, 1992), China’s Quest for National Identity, with Samuel Kim (Cornell University Press, 1993), China Under Reform (Westview Press, 1994), Liu Shaoqi and the Chinese Cultural Revolution (rev. ed., 1997), (with Haruhiro Fukui and Peter N.S. Lee, eds.) Informal Politics in East Asia (
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The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.