A Historical Perspective of China’s Peaceful Policies and its Rise as World Economic Power


  • Aasia Khatoon Department of International Relations, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Nazim Rahim Department of Political Science and International Relations, Qurtuba University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • Barkat Ali Department of Political Science and International Relations, Qurtuba University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9907-9019




History of China, Peaceful Rise, Economic Power, Belt & Road Initiative, Old Silk Route, International Trade


China’s rise as an economic power on the canvas of world politics is immensely being discussed by scholars and experts around the globe whether it will create a chaotic situation or it will be peaceful for global peace and security. The descriptive-analytical approach is used to investigate that how at present the history of China plays a significant role in development and promotion of its passive and non-violent image. Liberal Institutionalism has been applied for the data analysis and further explaining the situation. This study focuses on historical peaceful and accommodating political character of China while interacting with its neighbouring states. The same is going to happen in the scenario of current rise of China and especially its mega project of “Belt and Road initiative.” While studying the political and military nature of historical China, we can easily assess that China is ready for collaborating and cooperating not only with its neighbouring countries but also seems serious to bring the other countries in the nexus. China is very well aware of the suspicion, misconception, fear and threat that prevails in the regional states viz-a-viz the status quo world powers that powerful China could create threats for their security and survival.


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How to Cite

Khatoon, A., Rahim, N., & Ali, B. . (2018). A Historical Perspective of China’s Peaceful Policies and its Rise as World Economic Power. Liberal Arts and Social Sciences International Journal (LASSIJ), 2(1), 65–74. https://doi.org/10.47264/idea.lassij/2.1.8



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