As the rise of China is drawing the world's attention, the study of Chinese diplomatic affairs has become more significant. This keynote work sets out China's diplomatic paths and achievements since 1949 - from China's perspective. The authoritative coverage includes content from those at the heart of China's diplomatic service. This is an outstanding body of work that reveals exactly what China feels it has achieved on the diplomatic stage. The past sixty years have been some of the most challenging in China's history especially with regard to international diplomacy. This book chronicles how China has emerged successfully from these challenges. It offers a useful background to China's diplomacy and examines the participation of China in international organizations. Military diplomacy is explored and diplomatic shifts are also evaluated. This book is will be of interest to academics, researchers and policy makers. It offers an insight China's diplomacy in the 21 st century as well as examining the past sixty years.
Chief editor Wang Yizhou is Vice President and Professor of International Relations College in Peking University, Vice President of China Institute of International Relations. He previously held roles as the Deputy Director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics in China Social Science, the Dean of the Institute of World Economy and Politics in Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. From 1996 to 1997 he was based at the International Affairs Center of Harvard University in the United States as visiting scholar.
1, Pass the past, move forward for the future 2, International background of Chinese diplomacy 3, Path and characters of China's participation of international organizations 4, The evolution and innovation of Chinese diplomatic institution 5, Origin and growth of military diplomacy of new China 6, Ups and downs of nationalism and Chinese diplomacy 7, Shifts of identity and Chinese diplomacy in Southeast Asia 8, Studies of Chinese diplomacy