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Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War

Gregg A. Brazinsky

Abstract

Winning the Third World examines afresh the intense and enduring rivalry between the United States and China during the Cold War. Gregg A. Brazinsky shows how both nations fought vigorously to establish their influence in newly independent African and Asian countries. By playing a leadership role in Asia and Africa, China hoped to regain its status in world affairs, but Americans feared that China's history as a nonwhite, anticolonial nation would make it an even more dangerous threat in the postcolonial world than the Soviet Union. Drawing on a broad array of new archival materials from China ... More

Keywords: China, Cold War, Foreign Policy, Third World

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781469631707
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631707.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gregg A. Brazinsky, author
George Washington University