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Author Cole, Bernard D., 1943- author

Title China's quest for great power : ships, oil, and foreign policy / Bernard D. Cole
Published Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 304 pages) : map
Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1: China's Maritime World; Chapter 2: Maritime Forces; Chapter 3: Maritime Strategy; Chapter 4: Economy; Chapter 5: Energy Security; Chapter 6: Foreign Policy in the Making; Chapter 7: Foreign Policy in Action; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary "This book examines China's national security strategy by looking at the three major elements--foreign policy, energy security, naval power--which are interactive and major influences on China's future and its relations with the United States. The focus is maritime; the scope is naval, energy, economic, and diplomacy, all at the strategic level"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Energy policy -- China.
Energy security -- China.
National security -- China.
Sea-power -- China.
China -- Foreign relations -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1682471454 (electronic bk.)
9781682471456 (electronic bk.)