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Asian Waters: The Struggle Over the South China Sea and the Strategy of Chinese Expansion Hardcover – Import, 5 Jun 2018

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A readable and very well-informed guide to an area of real tension in the early decades of this century.--Baron Lord Patten of Barnes, the Last Governor of Hong Kong, Chancellor of Oxford University

Humphrey Hawksley has long and rich experience of life in Asia, and has used this to inform this lucid, lively account of the frontier if Chinese aspirations--the region in which it sits. It is here that the true face of Chinese power is being revealed--the waters of Asia. There are fewer better guides to this than Mr. Hawksley.--Kerry Brown, Director of Lau China Institute, Kings College, London, author of China's World: What Does China Want? and CEO, China: The Rise of Xi Jinping

A vivid and highly readable guide to one of the great flash points of the 21st century.--Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times

Hawksley' s writing style is accessible even when his subject grows more complex, ranging from geographic diversity to narration about history and politics. This book is a helpful primer to better understand the tools available to those formulating the South China Sea policy. Whether it is navigating on the political waves in East Asia, or exploring the great power status, the book offers a generous insight.--Dr. Wu Shicun, President of National Institute for South China Sea Studies

Humphrey Hawksley is without doubt a master storyteller. . . . Great power politics will define Asia's future path. But in order to see what may lie ahead, it is critical to understand the people, the personalities, and the psychologies that drive the decision-making processes. Hawksley's ability to do just that is second to none.--Shihoko Goto, Senior Associate for Northeast Asia, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson Center

Hawksley has a knack for delivering pointed arguments and parallels amid a concise array of key historical events.--Susan Froetschel

Asian Waters is a timely, detailed and balanced examination of one of the crucial geo-political fault-lines of the twenty-first century. Its insights and analysis accurately map the complexity of the situation in the Asia-Pacific region, the choices open to policy-makers and a range of outcomes that could lead to cooperation, confrontation or conflict.--Admiral Chris Parry CBE, (Rtd.), author of Super Highway: Sea Power in the 21st Century

Asian Waters . . . recently became my ideal travel companion on a long flight to Australia, en route to the South China Sea. For any other reader hoping to navigate those troubled waters, or seeking a broad overview of the geopolitical fault lines in Asia, Hawksley's book provides an excellent guide.--Jonas Parello-Plesner

Asian Waters plays a critical role in defining India's importance in the evolving geo-strategic matrix. . . . To understand the new Indo-Pacific region, Asian Waters is a must read.--Major General Ashok K. Mehta, Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses, India

About the Author

Humphrey Hawksley is a BBC foreign correspondent whose face and voice are known to millions. He is the author of numerous titles including Democracy Kills: What's So Good About the Vote, the tie-in to the documentary about the pitfalls of the modern-day path to democracy from dictatorship. He has written for the Guardian, The Times of London, Financial Times, International Herald-Tribune, and other publications.

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  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (5 June 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1468314785
  • ISBN-13: 978-1468314786
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 2.5 x 23.8 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #18,020 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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