The Newsletter 53 Spring 2010

The rise of China: setting the alarm bells ringing?

Bram Buijs

Beijing’s rising power and foreign policy still arouses much suspicion and mistrust.  While Rise of China argues that there is a great risk of destabilisation and confrontation, the regional perspectives in the book offer more ground for optimism.

Hsiao, Hsin-Huang Michael and Cheng-yi Lin, eds. 2009. Rise of China. Beijing’s Strategies and Implications for the Asia-Pacific. London and New York: Routledge. 312 pages. ISBN 13 978 0 415 46882 4.

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