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The China Diary of George H. W. Bush:
The Making of a Global President
Edited and introduced by Jeffrey A. Engel
With a preface by George H. W. Bush

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Preface by George H. W. Bush xiii
Introduction: Bush's China Diary--What You Are About to Read xvii
Acknowledgments xxiii
Cast of Primary Characters xxvii
CHAPTER ONE: "Everybody in the United States Wants to Go to China" 1
October 21 to November 1, 1974
CHAPTER TWO: "Public Posture versus Private Understanding" 49
November 2 to November 21, 1974
CHAPTER THREE: "We Must Not Capitulate on Matters This Fundamental" 88
November 22, 1974, to January 15, 1975
CHAPTER FOUR: "Much of the World Depends on the United States" 145
February 6 to March 9, 1975
CHAPTER FIVE: "When It Is a Matter of Principle It Really Means Do It Their Way" 193
March 10 to April 15, 1975
CHAPTER SIX: "We Do Have Principles and It Is Time We Stood Up for Them" 253
April 16 to June 2, 1975
CHAPTER SEVEN: "There Is No Credit in This Work" 308
June 3 to July 4, 1975
CHAPTER EIGHT: "I Have Studied Chinese" 348
July 5 to August 22, 1975
Bush in China: The Making of a Global President 397
Notes 465
An Essay on Sources 485
Index 495
Photographs follow page 192

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