Imperial Rivals (Paperback)

China, Russia and Their Disputed Frontier

By Sarah C. M. Paine

Routledge, 9781563247248, 448pp.

Publication Date: May 31, 1996

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Description

Based on archival research, this is a history of the Russo-Chinese border which examines Russia's expansion into the Asian heartland during the decades of Chinese decline and the 20th-century paradox of Russia's inability to sustain political and economic sway over its domains.