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|Title:||China and the Asia-Pacific region : geostrategic relations and a return to a naval dimension / Lee Jae-hyung.|
|School/Discipline:||Dept. of Politics|
|Abstract:||"The thesis examines China's geostrategic relations with Asia-Pacific countries with special reference to its naval ambitions toward the region. The thesis concentrates especially on the People's Republic of China (PRC)'s apparent intention to expand its maritime influence into the Western Pacific and the Indian Ocean by putting pressure on the security of sea lines of communication (SLOCs) from the Gulf to the nations of East Asia via the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal, the Straits of Malacca and Singapore, the South China Sea, and the Taiwan Strait." -- ABSTRACT|
|Dissertation Note:||Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Politics, 2002|
|Description:||Bibliography: leaves 285-314.|
Copy of "March 2002" is in Main collection; Acid free copy "April 2002" with some changes to pagination is in Special collection.
xv, 314 leaves ill., maps ; 30 cm.
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