The romance of the three kingdoms and Mao's global order of tripolarity [electronic resource] /Lai Sing Lam.
By: Lam, Lai Sing.Material type: BookPublisher: Bern ; New York : Peter Lang, c2011Description: 1 online resource (x, 235 p.).ISBN: 303530162X (electronic bk.); 9783035301625 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976 | Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976 -- Knowledge -- Chinese literature | Luo, Guanzhong, approximately 1330-approximately 1400. San guo zhi yan yi | Tripolarity (International relations) | China -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union | Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- China | China -- Foreign relations -- United States | United States -- Foreign relations -- China | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / International | POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General | Luo, Guanzhong, ca. 1330-ca. 1400Genre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 327.51009/045 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The political role of classical Chinese literature in Mao's fight against the twin superpowers -- Chronological events of the Three Kingdoms period -- Mao and theme of The romance of the three kingdoms -- The romance of the three kingdoms and the origins of Mao's global order of tripolarity -- Mao's tripolar methodology: from theory to praxis -- From post-war bipolarity to Mao's global order of tripolarity -- 1954-1964 period of tripolarity: Sino-Soviet break up and dismissal of Soviet-backed Peng Dehuai -- 1965-1969 period of tripolarity: Cultural Revolution as part of Sino-US hostility -- 1969-1976 period of tripolarity: Sino-US courtship and Mao's modernization initiatives in western economic style -- 1979-1990 period: collapse of Mao's global order of tripolarity.
Description based on print version record.