Review: Miscellaneous: The Making of Chinese Foreign and Security Policy in the Era of Reform

  title={Review: Miscellaneous: The Making of Chinese Foreign and Security Policy in the Era of Reform},
  author={Michael Andor Szonyi},
  journal={International Journal},
  pages={163 - 164}
  • M. Szonyi
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • International Journal
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