Amy King, China-Japan Relations after World War Two: Empire, Industry and War, 1949-1971, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (June 2016).
Released in paperback, December 2017.
Reviews & endorsements:
Chen Jian (Hu Shih Professor of History and China-US Relations, Cornell University): "With the support of pioneering multi-archival research, Amy King’s pathbreaking book has made a major contribution to our knowledge and understanding of the complicated dynamics and many previously little studied dimensions of Chinese-Japanese relations in the Cold War."
James D.J. Brown, International Affairs, volume 94, issue 3 (May 2018): 691-692.
Quansheng Zhao, The China Journal, no. 79 (January 2018): 185-187.
Joyman Lee, The China Quarterly, volume 229 (March 2017): 248-250.
Rosemary Foot & Amy King, ‘Assessing the Deterioration in China-US Relations: US Governmental Perspectives on the Economic-Security Nexus’, China International Strategy Review (forthcoming).
Amy King, ‘Reconstructing China: Japanese technicians and industrialization in the early years of the PRC’, Modern Asian Studies, 2016, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 141-174.
For a Chinese-language review of this article, please see: '日本专家与新中国初期的经济建设', 文化纵横 [Beijing Cultural Review], 2017年2期。
Amy King, 'Taiwan's place in Northeast Asia's memory contests: can strategic diplomacy help?', Global Asia, 2016, Vol. 11, No. 4.
Amy King & Brendan Taylor, 'Northeast Asia's New History Spiral', Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, 2016, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 108-116.
Amy King & M.V. Ramana, ‘The China Syndrome? Nuclear power growth and safety after Fukushima’, Asian Perspective, October-December 2015, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 607-636.
Amy King, ‘Where does Japan fit in China’s “new type of great power relations”?’, The Asan Forum, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2014.
Amy King & Jacob Townsend, ‘Sino-Japanese competition for Central Asian energy: China’s game to win’, The China and Eurasia Forum Quarterly, 2007, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 23-45.
Amy King, 'Economics and security', in Russell W. Glenn (ed), New Directions in Strategic Thinking 2.0, Acton: ANU Press, 2018, pp. 23-35.
M.V. Ramana and Amy King, 'A new normal? The changing future of nuclear energy in China', in Peter Van Ness and Mel Gurtov (eds), Learning from Fukushima: Nuclear Power in East Asia, Canberra: ANU Press, 2017, pp. 103-132.
Also published in Japanese translation as ‘標準？ 中国における核エネルギーの将来性の変化’, in ピーター・ヴァン・ネス メル・ガートフ 著／生田目学文 訳 , 「フクシマの教訓：東アジアにおける原子力の行方」、論創社/ANU Press, 2019: pp. 105-123.
Amy King, 'Economic links between Australia and the United States', in Peter J. Dean, Stephan Freuhling and Brendan Taylor (eds), Australia's American Alliance, Melbourne University Press, 2016.
Amy King, ‘Australia and Northeast Asia’, in Brendan Taylor, Peter Dean and Stephan Freuhling (eds), Australia’s Defence in 2014: Towards a New Era?, Melbourne University Press, 2014.
Policy papers, reports & other publications:
Amy King, 'Hurting the feelings of the Chinese people: the origins, first use and logic of that peculiar Chinese foreign policy phrase', Sources and Methods, Cold War International History Project, Woodrow Wilson Center, 15 February 2017.
Amy King, 'Navigating China's archives', Asian Currents, 2 August 2016.
Amy King, 'Political concerns fuel Japanese business pessimism in China', East Asia Forum Quarterly, 2016, Vol. 8, No. 3, p. 34-35.
Amy King, 'Japan in Australia's 2016 Defence White Paper', Security Challenges, 2016, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 177-180.
Amy King & Evelyn Goh, Unpacking the Economic-Security Nexus in Asia: New Concepts, Questions and Research Approaches, workshop report, 1 October 2015.
Amy King, 'Alternative Scenarios: History Will Continue to Haunt Japan’s Relations with China, Scenario of China's Fault I', The Asan Forum, 2015, Sept-Oct, vol. 3, no. 4.
Amy King, 'Alternative Scenarios: History Will Continue to Haunt Japan’s Relations with China, Scenario of China's Fault II', The Asan Forum, 2015, Nov-Dec, vol. 3, no. 6.
Amy King and Shiro Armstrong (eds), East Asia Forum Quarterly, 2015, vol. 7, no. 3 (special issue on Japan-China Relations).
Amy King, 'No shared vision yet on a strategic order in Asia', East Asia Forum Quarterly, 2015, vol. 7, no. 3, p. 38-39.
Amy King, ‘Great illusions: economics and Asia’s changing strategic order’, in A New Flank: Fresh Perspectives for the Next Defence White Paper, ANU SDSC Centre of Gravity series, April 2013.
Amy King, ‘China-Japan: what comes next?’, Australia-China Agenda 2013, Australian Centre on China in the World, August 2013,
Amy King & Jon Howlett, 'Report on: "China in Transition: 1945-1955"', Asian Studies Newsletter (Association for Asian Studies), 2012, Vol. 57, No. 1, p. 13-14. More details about the workshop available here.
Amy King, ‘Warm trade ties help to temper neighbours’ political tensions’, East Asia Forum Quarterly, 2012, Vol. 4 No.3, p. 31-33.
Amy King, ‘China and the lessons of the past’, East Asia Forum Quarterly, 2010, Vol.2 No.3, p. 34-35.
Amy King, ‘Resignation of Japanese Defence Minister, Fumio Kyuma: implications for Australia’, Australian Strategic Policy Institute Policy Analysis, July 2007.
Yafeng Xia, Frank Cain, Niu Jun, Amy King, Priscilla Roberts and Shu Guang Zhang, H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Shu Guang Zhang's Beijing’s Economic Statecraft during the Cold War, 1949-1991. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press and John Hopkins University Press, 2014, Volume XVIII, No. 27 (2017), 29 May 2017.
Review of China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China, by John Garver, Asian Politics and Policy, 2017, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 327-328.
Review of China's Japan Policy: Adjusting to New Challenges, by Joseph Yu-shek Cheng, The China Journal, 2016, No. 75, pp. 148-150.
Review of Sino-Japanese Relations after the Cold War: Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain by Michael Yahuda, Japanese Journal of Political Science, 2015, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 599-601.
Review of The Rise of China and International Relations Scholarship, by Hung-jen Wang, The China Journal, 2014, No. 72, pp. 194-195.
Review of Nationalism and Power Politics in Japan's Relations with China: A Neoclassical Realist Interpretation, by Lai Yew Meng, Journal of Contemporary South East Asia, 2013, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 459–461.
Blogs, OpEds & Media:
'South China Sea dispute goes to the heart of regional order', Australian Financial Review, 4 June 2017.
'Understanding China and the future economic order: Australia must look to history', China Matters Stance, 4 April 2017.
'East Asia's Economic Agreement', East Asia Forum, 19 February 2017 (co-authored with Shiro Armstrong).
With Professor Peter Drysdale, Professor Tanaka Hitoshi and Sourabh Gupta, I presented research on Japan's regional relations at the ANU's 2015 Japan Update, 12 October 2015.
'Abe's WWII balancing act', East Asia Forum, 19 August 2015.
‘Subtext important to the Australia-Japan sub deal’, East Asia Forum, 31 March 2015.
With Professor Peter Drysdale, Professor Soeya Yoshihide and Dr Shiro Armstrong, I presented research on the Australia-Japan relationship at the ANU's 2014 Japan Update, 17 October 2014.
‘China’s response to Japan’s constitutional reinterpretation’, East Asia Forum, 27 July 2014.
‘Puzzles over China’s supply of rare earths’, Australian Financial Review, 19 August 2013 (co-authored with Shiro Armstrong). Also appeared on East Asia Forum as Did China really ban rare earth metals exports to Japan?
‘A change of tone on China’, ABC The Drum, 6 May 2013.
‘International ties: don’t leave economics to the economists’, Canberra Times, 1 May 2013 (also reprinted in the Sydney Morning Herald).
‘Parsing the ‘Pivot’: Beijing’s view of US bases’, The Interpreter, Lowy Institute for International Policy, 23 November 2011.
'The Trilateral Summit: a new era in China-Japan relations?', East Asia Forum, 2 June 2011.
‘North Korea: a victory for Obama’s Asian diplomacy’, East Asia Forum, 8 December 2009.
‘Japan eyes North Korea’s charm offensive’, East Asia Forum, 25 September 2009.
‘Japanese election: revival of the Tanaka faction?’, The Interpreter, Lowy Institute for International Policy, 19 August 2009.
‘Chinese public diplomacy: taking it to Britain’, The Interpreter, Lowy Institute for International Policy, 3 August 2009.
I have previously undertaken research with Andrew Leigh on voting behaviour. These publications include:
Amy King & Andrew Leigh, ‘Bias at the Ballot Box’, Social Science Quarterly, 2010, Vol. 91, No. 2, p. 324-343.
Amy King & Andrew Leigh, ‘Are Ballot Order Effects Heterogeneous?’ Social Science Quarterly, 2009, Vol. 90, No. 1, p. 71-87.
Amy King & Andrew Leigh, ‘Beautiful Politicians’, Kyklos, 2009, Vol. 62, No. 4, p. 579–593.