The Sino-Soviet Split Cold War in the Communist World (Princeton Studies in International History and Politics) by Lorenz M. Luthi

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Subjects:

  • War & defence operations,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • Russia,
  • Asia - China,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Asian and Asian American Studies,
  • Political Science and International Relations,
  • World History / Comparative History,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11182902M
ISBN 100691129347
ISBN 109780691129341

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Mao and the Sino-Soviet Split, – A New History is a reevaluation of the history of the Sino-Soviet split and offers the first comprehensive account of it from a Chinese perspective. This book, together with its prequel Mao and the Sino–Soviet Partnership. The Sino-Soviet split (–) was the deterioration of political and ideological relations between the neighboring states of People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) during the Cold the s, China and the Soviet Union were the two largest communist states in the world.

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His fascinating book will be a crucial resource for all those interested in tracing how and why the USSR and China moved from alliance to bitter confrontation."—Mark Kramer, Harvard UniversityThe Sino-Soviet Split is an excellent study of how China's domestic politics (and particularly Mao's efforts to remain at the helm of China's political.

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Lüthi. On Februthe Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) signed a friendship and alliance treaty which provided New China with economic aid and instant military security.

It formally went into force on April 11 and was. Inthe Sino-Soviet dispute became the overriding problem for Chinese foreign policy. The two Khrushchev-Mao encounters in Peking in andtogether with the multiparty Communist conferences in Bucharest and Moscow in i, fueled a growing dispute in the Sino-Soviet alliance that ultimately blew it apart in all but the formal by: 4.

Bythe Sino-Soviet split was an established fact, and the onset of Mao's Cultural Revolution severed all contact between not only the two countries but between China and most of the rest of the world. ByMao realised that he could not simultaneously confront the Soviet Union, United States and suppress internal disorder.

This book, together with its prequel Mao and the Sino-Soviet Partnership, A New History, is important because any changes in Sino-Soviet relations at the time affected, and to a great extent determined, the fate of the socialist bloc.

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The two communist powers nearly went to war in over a border dispute in Xinjiang, the Uighur homeland in western Soviet Union even considered carrying out a preemptive strike against the Lop Nur Basin, also in Xinjiang, where the Chinese were preparing. 82 But it took later empirical military evidence to demonstrate that the Sino-Soviet split was for real: armed hostilities in between Soviet and Chinese border forces, threats (or bluffs?) by Moscow that it might suddenly launch nuclear strikes to destroy China's nuclear weapons facilities, and the beginnings of a massive buildup of Soviet.

Bad Blood: The Sino-Soviet Split and the U.S. Normalization with China In the s, in the depths of the Cold War, the world was viewed in terms of a zero-sum game: wherever the USSR won, the U.S. by definition lost. That was eventually declassified and published as a book and caused quite a stir.

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These are the sources and citations used to research Sino-Soviet Split. This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Sunday, Decem The Sino-Soviet Conflict. International Studies, 7(4), pp Book. Chen, J. Mao's China and the cold war - The Univ. of North Carolina Press - Chapel Hill.

In-text: (Chen, The Pros And Cons Of China And The USSR Words | 7 Pages. Chapter 2 China and the USSR The Sino-Soviet split, occurring during the timewas the decline of political and ideological relations between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) during the Cold War.

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While discomfiture between them had long roots, reaching back to civil wars in China prior to the establishment of the People's Republic, the disagreements gained. Other articles where Sino-Soviet dispute is discussed: 20th-century international relations: The Sino-Soviet split: A still more energetic U.S.

riposte would await the end of Eisenhower’s term, but “Mr. Khrushchev’s boomerang” (as Dulles termed Sputnik) had an immediate and disastrous impact on Soviet relations with the other Communist giant, China.

“The split did not happen overnight; it had been developing over a decade” John J. (Jay) Taylor, Political Officer, Hong Kong () TAYLOR: It was a time of major upheavals in world politics. At the beginning ofSino-Soviet tensions had almost broken out in actual warfare.

The Sino-Soviet split remains one of the most pivotal events of the Cold War, representing the break between the two giants of the Communist world and the shattering of. Danhui Li, Yafeng Xia. Mao and the Sino-Soviet Split, A New History. Lanham: Lexington Books, pp.

$ (cloth), ISBN Reviewed by Stephen A. Smith (All Souls College, University of Oxford) Published on H-Russia (December, ) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany).

Lorenz M. Lüthi is the author of The Sino-Soviet Split ( avg rating, 51 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East A /5(5).

A major strength of Li's book lies in its interdisciplinary approach, which combines history and political science to analyze the origins and dynamics of the Sino-Soviet split.

For example, his historical research shows that Sino-Soviet relations improved for brief periods in the wake of the catastrophic Great Leap Forward and after Khrushchev.

Some interesting points about the Sino-Soviet Split: It played out for kremlinologists through the activities of the Albanian and Romanian communist parties--strange bedfellows, not. The author reflects on the question of ideology and argues that it was the most important cause of the Sino-Soviet split.

The book provides elaborate new detail on the split based on a wide reading of new international sources that are often in the vernacular. However, the author acknowledges that it became necessary to adopt some.

The Sino-Soviet Split. The theory of 'socialism in one country' is not just a 'theory' - it is the theoretical expression of the interests of the bureaucracy of a workers'the theory, originated (for all intents and purposes) by Stalin, contained an unintended internal contradiction.

A discussion of a new book by Lorenz Lüthi on the Sino-Soviet split, which became one of the defining events of the Cold War. Identifying the primary role of disputes over Marxist-Leninist ideology, he traces their devastating impact in sowing conflict between the two nations in the areas of economic development, party relations, and foreign policy.

Lorenz Luthi, in The Sino-Soviet Split, makes an argument that isn’t exactly counter-intuitive, but that has probably received less attention than it should; the Sino-Russian alliance split because of genuine ideological disagreements over the past, present, and future of communism.

To be sure, this isn’t the whole story, but Luthi makes a. The briefing book includes some of the most significant sources cited in an article in the current issue of Cold War History, "Sino-American Relations, Sino-Soviet Border Conflict and Steps Toward Rapprochement," by William Burr, a senior analyst at the National Security Archive.The Sino-Soviet split (–) was the breaking of political relations between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), caused by doctrinal divergences that arose from their different interpretations and practical applications of Marxism–Leninism, as influenced by their respective geopolitics during the Cold War (–).

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