Britain and the People's Republic of China 1949-74

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Britain and the People's Republic of China 1949-74

By Robert Boardman
Barnes & Noble, 1976
210 pp. $23.50
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By concentrating on several significant issues (extension of diplomatic recognition, commercial relations and strategic embargoes, regard for the U.S. and its two-Chinas policy), the author, a young British scholar, succeeds in unraveling the continuities and inconsistencies in British policy and the conflicting pressures besetting its formulation.