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Introduction

  • Guozuo Zhang
Chapter
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)

Abstract

The term soft power was coined by Joseph S. Nye, Jr. in his book Bound to Lead: the Changing Nature of American Power (1990). The coinage was by no means accidental. Instead, it had its historical and academic background.

Keywords

Foreign Policy Foreign Affair Soft Power Military Power Chinese Characteristic 
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© Social Sciences Academic Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.China Center for Cultural Soft Power ResearchChangsha, HunanChina

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