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Journal of Chinese Political Science

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 143–144 | Cite as

Chris Ogden, China and India: Asia’s Emergent Great Powers

(Cambridge: Polity Press, 2017), 207 P. $64.95 Hardback, $24.95 Paperback.
  • Lawrence R. Sullivan
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The importance of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of India (ROI) in the evolving international system of the twenty-first century cannot be understated, making it an important topic of analysis. Focusing on the two countries as “emergent great powers” with increasing economic and political/military clout, Chris Ogden explores the topic in terms of several important factors involving the two nations. These include the “domestic determinants” of foreign policy, “multilateral interactions,” and “military capabilities and nuclear affairs” along with their respective “engagement with United States hegemony.” Well-versed in the academic literature of international relations theory and practice as well as major works on Chinese and Indian foreign affairs, the author provides a comprehensive portrait of the historical, cultural, and economic forces shaping the international posture assumed by contemporary Chinese and Indian leaders and institutional stake-holders leading...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Adelphi UniversityLong BeachUSA

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