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Neither for, nor against Mao: PCI-CCP interactions and the normalisation of Sino-Italian relations, 1966-71

Clivio, Carlotta (2018) Neither for, nor against Mao: PCI-CCP interactions and the normalisation of Sino-Italian relations, 1966-71. Cold War History. ISSN 1468-2745

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Identification Number: 10.1080/14682745.2018.1529758

Abstract

This paper explores the Italian Communist Party (PCI)’s interactions with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the years immediately preceding the normalisation of Sino-Italian relations. The present work highlights three aspects of this dynamic: the PCI’s rewriting of its identity as a foreign policy making actor independent of the US, the USSR, and neither dismissive nor laudatory of Mao; the PCI’s establishment of partnerships with actors at home and abroad to allow for its China-policy blueprints to come to fruition; and the efforts of PCI-affiliated intellectuals toward making a rapprochement between the PCI and the CCP possible.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group
Divisions: International Relations
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D204 Modern History
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2019 09:51
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 13:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/100039

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