Mao's China and the Cold War

@inproceedings{Chen2001MaosCA,
  title={Mao's China and the Cold War},
  author={Jian J. Chen},
  year={2001}
}
This comprehensive study of China's Cold War experience reveals the crucial role Beijing played in shaping the orientation of the global Cold War and the confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union. The success of China's Communist revolution in 1949 set the stage, Chen says. The Korean War, the Taiwan Strait crisis and the Vietnam War - all of which involved China as a central actor -represented the only major "hot" conflicts during the Cold War period, making East Asia the… CONTINUE READING

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