PART I: Historicity and Social Foundation of China's Domestic Order and International Relations 1. Historicity and International Relations: A Tribute to Wang Gungwu - Robert W. Cox 2. A Re-Appraisal of Abrahamic Values and Neorealist IR Theory: from a Confucian-Asian Perspective - James C. Hsiung 3. Historians and Chinese World Order: Fairbank, Wang, and the Matter of 'Indeterminate Relevance' - Paul Evans 4. The Historical Roots and Character of Secularism in China - Prasenjit Duara PART II: Reinterpreting China's "World Order" 5. Rethinking the "Tribute System": Broadening the Conceptual Horizon of Historical East Asian Politics - Zhang Feng 6. Traditional Chinese Theory and Practice of Foreign Relations: A Reassessment - Ren Xiao 7. Traditional China and the Globalization of International Relations Thinking - Brantly Womack PART III: Chinese Overseas and China's International Relations 8. Conceptualizing Chinese Migration: Wang Gungwu and His Struggle with Terminology - Huang Jianli 9. China, Cuba, and the Chinese in Cuba: Emigration, International Relations, and How They Interact - Gregor Benton 10. Chinese Overseas and a Rising China: The Limits of a Diplomatic "Diaspora Option" - Liu Hong PART IV: China in Contemporary World Politics 11. Understanding the Intangible in International Relations: The Cultural Dimension of China's Integration with the International Community - Wang Hongying 12. Has the Rise of China Made Latin America more Unsafe? - Tony Spanakos and Yu Xiao 13. Japan's Response to the Fall and Rise of China: The Shift of Foreign Policy Mainstream Thinking - Zhao Quansheng PART V: Historical Continuity and Transformation of China's International Relations 14. The Returned China with Chinese-ness in History and World Politics: A Deeper Understanding with the Intellectual Guide from Wang Gungwu - Shi Yinhong 15. Organizing China's Inter-state Relations: From "Tianxia" (All-Under-Heaven) to Modern International Order - Zheng Yongnian 16. Wang Gungwu, the Transnational and Research Imagination - Zhang Yongjin
Zheng Yongnian is Professor and Director of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore. His many books include (as author) Technological Empowerment, De facto Federalism, Globalization and State Transformation in China, Discovering Chinese Nationalism in China, and Will China Become Democratic, and (as co-editor) The Chinese Communist Party in Reform, and China and the New International Order.