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When diplomatic relations were first established between the PRC and Japan on September 29, 1972, leading politicians on both sides repeatedly emphasized their commitment to the normalization of bilateral relations. At first, this desire for normalization was met with a certain degree of success. Nonetheless, new tensions dur…

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Ebert, Dietmar, “Japan”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 08 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018

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