Taiwan's Informal Diplomacy and Propaganda

Taiwan's Informal Diplomacy and Propaganda

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How do governments that do not enjoy formal diplomatic relations use propaganda? When a government is denied recognition by the international community, it must explore every avenue of publicity available to project its image and policies. For such actors, propaganda can become diplomacy out of necessity. The Republic of China on Taiwan is such a government, and its predicament is the subject of this book. It discusses the relationship between diplomacy and propaganda from an exciting new perspective, illustrated by a fascinating case-study.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 182 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 16mm | 405g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2000 ed.
  • XIII, 182 p.
  • 0333751191
  • 9780333751190

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction A Brief International History of the Republic of China Diplomacy and Propaganda Diplomats, Propaganda and the Overseas Chinese Taiwan's International Media and Propaganda Conclusions Notes Bibliography Index
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Review quote

Rawnsley can be commended for illuminating a much-neglected corner of Taiwan's international predicament.' - Journal of Asian Studies
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About Gary D. Rawnsley

GARY D. RAWNSLEY has been a Lecturer in Politics at the University of Nottingham since 1994. He is the author of Radio Diplomacy and Propaganda and the editor of Cold War Propaganda in the 1950s. Dr Rawnsley is continuing to pursue his interest in the politics of Taiwan, with particular reference to communications and election campaigning.
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