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Unformatted text preview: • The early years of the 1980s when China opened its door Three Patterns of Chinese Nationalism • Pragmatism – Main Ideas • The lack of modernization (political decay, technological backwardness, and economic weakness) is the reason why China became an easy target for Western imperialism . • Adopt whatever approach that may make China strong. – Assertion • Its orientation in world affairs is assertive in defending and seeking China’s national interests – Example • Deng Xiaoping’s pragmatic approach to economic reform Three Patterns of Chinese Nationalism...
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- Fall '10
- People's Republic of China, Chinese nationalism