Chinese foreign policy has changed radically since the Cultural Revolution of 1966-1969. This book focuses on turning points in China's policy and looks at the influence of foreign pressures on China. It assesses the impact of internal political struggles on the conduct of Chinese foreign affairs.
Part One: The Evolution of Chinese Foreign Policy, 1966–1977 1. Early Efforts To Resume Normal Diplomacy, 1968 2. Impact of Soviet Pressure, 1968–1969 3. Chou En-lai's Efforts To Increase PRC International Leverage, 1969–1970 4. Peking's Line against the Superpowers, 1970–1973 5. Impact of the Paris Peace Agreement, 1973 6. The Tenth CCP Congress, August 1973 7. PRC Leadership Disputes Complicate Foreign Policy, 1974 8. Fourth National People's Congress, January 1975 9. Policy in East Asia, 1975 10. Campaign against U.S.-Soviet Detente, 1975–1976 11. Impact of PRC Leadership Changes, 1976 Part Two: Recent PRC Policy on Specific Foreign Issues 12. Sino-Soviet Relations 13. Sino-U.S. Relations 14. Taiwan 15. Southeast Asia 16. Japan and Korea 17. South Asia 18. Europe, the Middle East, and Africa 19. Disarmament 20. Foreign Trade