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    Intimate Rivals by Sheila A. Smith

    "Beautifully written and saturated with insights," Intimate Rivals explores Japan's new relationship with a rising China.

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    By All Means Necessary by Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael A. Levi

    This clear and authoritative new book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy.

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