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China’s Wild Hearts

Book review: Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China.By Evan Osnos. Farrar, Straus & Giroux; 417 pages. R$36,14 (ebook, www.amazon.com.br)
China, like any other non-democratic regime, poses ...



Should China Care About Soft Power?

Book Review: Soft Power and US Foreign Policy. By Inderjeet Parmar and Michael Cox (eds.) London: Routledge (2010), 256 pages. R$ 124, 35 (ebook, www.amazon.com.br)
A frequently discussed question in the context of ...


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The myth of inward-looking China

Book review: Restless Empire. China and the world since 1750. By Odd Arne Westad. Basic Books (2012), 528 pages. R$ 29,49 (ebook, www.amazon.com.br)
China and its society of both past and present, Odd Arne Westad argues ...


The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

A photograph portrait Cixi sent to US President Theodore Roosevelt in 1904, thanking him for his good wishes for her 70th birthday.
Book review:Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China by Jung ...


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Responsible Protection: Chinese norm entrepreneurship?

Liu Jieyi, Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of China to the UN
Review: Garwood-Gowers, Andrew (2014) China’s "Responsible Protection" concept : re-interpreting the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and ...


China’s Silk Road Fund: Towards a Sinocentric Asia

An often overlooked commonality between BRICS countries is their contested claim for regional leadership. Indeed, the regional ambitions articulated -- at differing degree of specificity and coherence -- in Brasília, ...


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A ordem chinesa paralela

Quem foi o maior beneficiário dos eventos geopolíticos em 2014? Enquanto é cedo para compreender as consequências dos dois acontecimentos chave - a crise ucraniana e a ascensão do Estado Islâmico no Iraque e na Síria ...


Will High Chinese Growth Continue?

Will China be able to maintain high growth over the coming decades? Fewer questions will have a greater impact on the future of global order.
Continued Chinese growth around 6% per year or more over the next twenty years ...


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China’s parallel global order

Who was the greatest beneficiary of geopolitical events in 2014? While it will take time to grasp the consequences of the two key developments - the Ukrainian Crisis and the rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria - it seems likely ...


What do Chinese academics think about Brazil? Not much, apparently

"What does China think?", Mark Leonard, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations asked in 2008 in his book with that same title. Clearly, the world was desperate to find out, and Leonard's analysis was ...