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Gingrich, Newt

Summary: Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich sounds the warning bell that communist-ruled China poses the biggest threat to the United States that we have seen in our lifetime. The United States is currently engaged in a competition with the Chinese government unlike any other that we have witnessed before. This is a competition between the American system-which is governed by freedom and the rule...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.51 GIN

MacMillan, Margaret

Summary: "This book looks at one of the transformative moments of the twentieth century: In February 1972, Richard Nixon, the first American president ever to visit China, and Mao Tse-tung, the enigmatic Communist dictator, met for an hour in Beijing. Their meeting changed the course of history and ultimately laid the groundwork for today's complex relationship between the countries. That monumental...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.7305 MAC

MacMillan, Margaret

Summary: By 1972 the U.S. was still mired in Vietnam, and China was reeling from the changes wrought by the cultural revolution. In February of that year the leaders of these two great nations sat down for talks for the first time since 1949. Nixon and Mao both hoped to secure trade and diplomatic relations, but did either get what they truly wanted? MacMillan answers this question and countless others,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.7305 MAC

French, Howard W.

Summary: For many years after its reform and opening in 1978, China maintained an attitude of false modesty about its ambitions. That role, reports Howard French, has been set aside. China has asserted its place among the global heavyweights, revealing its plans for pan-Asian dominance by building its navy, increasing territorial claims to areas like the South China Sea, and diplomatically bullying...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 FRE

Allison, Graham T.

Summary: The reason is Thucydides's Trap, a deadly pattern of structural stress that results when a rising power challenges a ruling one. This phenomenon is as old as history itself. About the Peloponnesian War that devastated ancient Greece, the historian Thucydides explained: "It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable." Over the past 500 years, these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Jacques, Martin.

Summary: Explains how China's ascendance as an economic superpower will alter the cultural, political, social, and ethnic balance of global power in the twenty-first century, unseating the West and in the process creating a whole new world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.51 JAC

Kissinger, Henry

Summary: "In this sweeping and insightful history, Henry Kissinger turns for the first time at book-length to a country he has known intimately for decades, and whose modern relations with the West he helped shape. Drawing on historical records as well as his conversations with Chinese leaders over the past forty years, Kissinger examines how China has approached diplomacy, strategy, and negotiation...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.51 KIS

Spalding, Robert Stanley

Summary: "China expert Robert Spalding reveals the shocking success China has had infiltrating American institutions and compromising our national security. The media often suggest that Russia poses the greatest threat to America's national security, but the realdanger lies farther east. While those in power have been distracted and disorderly, China has waged a six-front war on America's economy,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2019

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Allison, Graham T

Summary: "CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES ARE HEADING TOWARD A WAR NEITHER WANTS. The reason is Thucydides's Trap, a deadly pattern of structural stress that results when a rising power challenges a ruling one. This phenomenon is as old as history itself. About the Peloponnesian War that devastated ancient Greece, the historian Thucydides explained: "It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 ALL

Summary: The promise and perils of AI; from fears about work and privacy to rivalry between the US and China. A new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, our jobs and our world, and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV IN

Pomfret, John

Summary: "From the clipper ships that ventured to Canton hauling cargos of American ginseng to swap for Chinese tea to the US warships facing off against China's growing navy in the South China Sea, from the Yankee missionaries who brought Christianity and education to China to the Chinese who built the American West, the United States and China have always been dramatically intertwined. For more than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.7305 POM

Brown, Dale

Summary: Tensions escalate between China and the United States, bringing the two superpowers to the brink of destruction in this thrilling military adventure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRO

Sciutto, Jim

Summary: "CNN's Chief National Security Correspondent reveals the invisible fronts of twenty-first century warfare and identifies the ongoing battles being waged -- often without the public's full knowledge -- from disinformation campaigns to advanced satellite weaponry. The United States is currently under attack from multiple adversaries -- yet most Americans have no idea of the dangers threatening...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 SCI

Bond, Larry.

Summary: CIA officer Mara Duncan is on assignment in bomb-torn Hanoi to get scientist Josh MacArthur and a seven-year-old witness to Chinese atrocities in Vietnam out of the country safely. Meanwhile, U.S. Army advisor Zeus Murphy is given the impossible task of preventing the Chinese from landing on Vietnam's coast. This operation will go down in the annals of SpecWar history as either one of the most...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BON

Steinberg, James.

Summary: "After forty years of largely cooperative Sino-U.S. relations, policymakers, politicians, and pundits on both sides of the Pacific see growing tensions between the United States and China. Some go so far as to predict a future of conflict, driven by the inevitable rivalry between an established and a rising power, and urge their leaders to prepare now for a future showdown. Others argue that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.51 STE

Alexander, Bevin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hippocrene Books 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9042 ALE

Dyer, Geoff.

Summary: "From the former Financial Times Beijing bureau chief, a balanced and far-seeing analysis of the emerging competition between China and the United States that will dominate twenty-first-century world affairs--an inside account of Beijing's quest for influence and an explanation of how America can come out on top. The structure of global politics is shifting rapidly. After decades of rising,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 DYE

Brown, Dale

Summary: After he and his team refurbish America's aging weapon systems, Patrick McLanahan heads to Guam to oversee strategy, which causes the Chinese to take the offensive, launching a preemptive strike on a small American fleet that ignites a battle for the Pacific.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Willaim Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

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Coonts, Stephen

Summary: The Chinese dragon is flexing its muscles. As its military begins to prey on neighbors in the South China Sea, attacking fishing vessels and scheming to seize natural resources, the U.S. goes on high alert. But a far more ominous danger lurks closer to home: a Chinese sleeper cell has planted a nuclear weapon in the harbor at Norfolk, Virginia, the biggest naval base on the planet. The target:...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Coo

Mills, Kyle

Summary: An attack on a Japanese warship brings Japan and China to the brink of war. Meanwhile, top Covert-One operative Colonel Jon Smith is sent on a mission to recover mysterious material from the wreckage of the Fukushima nuclear reactor. When Smith fails to return, CIA agent Randi Russell heads off on an unsanctioned mission to find him. She quickly discovers that the missing samples may be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Poyer, David

Summary: "The United States and their Allied forces struggle to survive world war with China in this compelling, realistic thriller, the next in the Dan Lenson series. World War III continues in Overthrow, the next novel in the acclaimed series featuring Admiral Dan Lenson as the Allies converge against China, North Korea, and Iran in an explosive series of events. Admiral Lenson leads Operation...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Brook, Timothy

Summary: The world-renowned scholar and author of Vermeer's Hat does for China what Mary Beard did for Rome in SPQR: Timothy Brook analyzes the last eight centuries of China's relationship with the world in this magnificent history that brings together accounts from civil servants, horse traders, spiritual leaders, explorers, pirates, emperors, migrant workers, invaders, visionaries, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers 2020

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Coonts, Stephen

Summary: "The Chinese dragon is flexing its muscles. As its military begins to prey on neighbors in the South China Sea, attacking fishing vessels and scheming to seize natural resources, the US goes on high alert. But a far more ominous danger lurks closer to home: a Chinese sleeper cell has planted a nuclear weapon in the harbor at Norfolk, Virginia, the biggest naval base on the planet. The target: a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION COO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Coonts 2016

Platt, Stephen R

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Summary: Describes how nineteenth-century British efforts to open China to trade set in motion the fall of the Qing dynasty and started a war that allowed for the rise of nationalism and communism in the twentieth century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951 PLA

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