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By Xiaoming Zhang

The shock chinese language invasion of Vietnam in 1979 surprised the overseas neighborhood. the 2 communist international locations had appeared enterprise political and cultural allies, however the twenty-nine-day border battle imposed heavy casualties, ruined city and agricultural infrastructure, leveled 3 Vietnamese towns, and catalyzed a decadelong clash. during this groundbreaking e-book, Xiaoming Zhang lines the roots of the clash to the historical dating among the peoples of China and Vietnam, the continued Sino-Soviet dispute, and chinese language chief Deng Xiaoping's wish to modernize his state. Deng's perceptions of the Soviet Union, mixed together with his plans for fiscal and army reform, formed China's strategic imaginative and prescient. Drawing on newly declassified chinese language files and memoirs by means of senior army and civilian figures, Zhang takes readers into the guts of Beijing's decision-making procedure and illustrates the war's significance for knowing the fashionable chinese language army, in addition to China's position within the Asian-Pacific international today.

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