STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

China and the Politics of Southern Asia

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  • May 2010
    Volume: 
    34
    Issue: 
    3
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    China has throughout its history played a significant role in Southern Asia. China is a large and very populous country. However, China's role throughout its history has been more related to its civilisation and ideas than to its size. There have been wars and invasions, peace and tributes, but the overriding impression that one has of China's role in Southern Asia is that of ideas institutions. When China's century-old revolution culminated in the establishment of a Communist government in China, its role acquired a very crucial dimension. It is in intended to look into more general aspects of what the successful Communist revolution in China has meant and means to Southern Asia.

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