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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (8 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Kang Narrator: David Henry Publisher: Caravan Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Throughout the past three decades East Asia has seen more peace and stability than at any time since the Opium Wars of 1839-1841. During this period China has rapidly emerged as a major regional power, averaging over nine percent economic growth per year since the introduction of its market reforms in 1978. Foreign businesses have flocked to invest in China, and Chinese exports have begun to flood the world. China is modernizing its military, has joined numerous regional and international institutions, and plays an increasingly visible role in international politics. In response to this growth, other states in East Asia have moved to strengthen their military, economic, and diplomatic relations with China. But why have these countries accommodated rather than balanced China's rise?

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Stephanie | 6/1/2012

    " It read like a dissertation. It probably was one. I just know I'm going to have way more fun BEING IN China than reading about it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Stephanie | 5/1/2011

    " It read like a dissertation. It probably was one. I just know I'm going to have way more fun BEING IN China than reading about it. "

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