The rise of China. Balancing influence and engagement
Keller, William and Thomas Rawski, eds. 2007. China’s Rise and the Balance of Influence in Asia. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. 284 pages. ISBN 0 8229 5967 4 (paperback).
A welcome addition to the burgeoning literature surrounding China’s international rise, the immediate thing noticeable about the book China’s Rise is its subtitle ‘balance of influence in Asia’. Whilst there are a plethora of books dealing with the balance of ‘power’ in Asia, there are few dealing with the wider and softer concept of ‘influence’.
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