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“Rozman’s account is a substantial one, and it is of considerable historical depth on the pre-communist eras through to the 2010s.… [A] useful conclusion to a series which highlights the complex and changing nature of national identity and its impact on international relations.”—Tim Summers, International Affairs

“A very useful contribution to the field.” —Shiping Hua, University of Louisville

Chapter List

Introduction: National Identity Studies and Communism

Part I. Chinese and Russian National Identities
1. The Precommunist Legacy and the Impact of Stalinism and Maoism
2. The Communist Legacy and the Impact of Deng and Gorbachev
3. Russian National Identity from the 1990s to the 2010s
4. Chinese National Identity from the 1990s to the 2010s
5. The Communist Great Power (Transition 1) National Identity Syndrome

Part II. Sino Russian Bilateral Relations, Their Identity Gap, and East versus West
6. The Prolongation of the Sino-Soviet Split in the 1970s and 1980s
7. The National Identity Gap and Bilateral Relations from the 1990s to the 2010s

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