This examination of policy developments in the People's Republic of China since the Cultural Revolution addresses two central questions: how durable were foreign and domestic policies during the 1970s and what is the relationship between both of these policy areas and internal political maneuvering?
Introduction: The Quest for Independence 1. Domestic Policy and the Quest for Independence 2. The Domestic Politics of China's Global Posture, 1973–78 3. China's Military Doctrines and Force Posture 4. Chinese Foreign Trade Policy and the Campaign Against Deng Xiaoping 5. Sovereignty at Sea: China and the Law of the Sea Conference