Hard Cover, Lahore: Ferozsons Ltd., 1975. First Edition. Good with no dust jacket.
Scarce volume with exlib markings, along with a bookplate and stamp that identifies it as a gift of the Library of Congress PL 480 Program. Loosely woven textured cloth over boards. Square copy with sharp corners and little evidence of reading wear. Rear hinge just showing a crack at the bottom of endpaper . Artisanal binding is tight. Pages slightly off-white, clean except for library stamp on title page. No library pocket. Illus. maps. ; Examines the factors that gave rise to accusations of expansionism against China in the period 1949-1972. Sees the People's Republic of China as reacting to international situations rather than acting with a long-term expansionist plan. Includes primary source documents and bibliography. Ex-Library; 8.5" (21.5 cm) tall; 296 pages.