Cover: Communist China and nuclear warfare.

Communist China and nuclear warfare.

Published 2004

by Alice Langley Hsieh

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An investigation of the nature of the Chinese response to the revolution in weaponry and strategic thinking that had occurred outside China in the very period during which the Chinese Communists were gaining and consolidating their power. The divisive effect that a growing appreciation of the implications of nuclear warfare had on Chinese military circles and on relations between the Party and the Army is considered, together with the significance of evolving Chinese attitudes for the Sino-Soviet strategic relationship. 20 pp.

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