Sources

Newspaper sources
Bradsher, Keith, and Hiroko Tabuchi. "Amid Tension, China Blocks Vital Exports to Japan." The New York Times. 22 Sept. 2010. Web. 16 Dec. 2010. <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/23/business/global/23rare.html?ref=zhanqixiong>.

Bradsher, Keith. "China Is Said to Resume Shipping Rare Earth Minerals." The New York Times. 28 Oct. 2010. Web. 16 Dec. 2010. <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/29/business/energy-environment/29rare.html?ref=zhanqixiong>.

"China Orders Release of Boat Captain by Japan." The New York Times. 11 Sept. 2010. Web. 16 Dec. 2010. <http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E01EFDC1239F932A2575AC0A9669D8B63&ref=zhanqixiong>.

"Detained Chinese Crew Returns Home." The New York Times. 13 Sept. 2010. Web. 16 Dec. 2010. <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/14/world/asia/14japan.html?ref=zhanqixiong>.

Fackler, Martin, and Ian Johnson. "Arrest in Disputed Seas Riles China and Japan." The New York Times. 19 Sept. 2010. Web. 16 Dec. 2010. <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/20/world/asia/20chinajapan.html?ref=zhanqixiong>.

Fackler, Martin. "Japan Asks China to Pay for Damages." The New York Times. 26 Sept. 2010. Web. 16 Dec. 2010. <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/27/world/asia/27japan.html?ref=zhanqixiong>.

Fackler, Martin. "Japan Rejects Apologizing to China." The New York Times. 25 Sept. 2010. Web. 16 Dec. 2010. <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/26/world/asia/26japan.html?ref=zhanqixiong>.

Johnson, Ian. "China Arrests Four Japanese Amid Tensions." The New York Times. 23 Sept. 2010. Web. 16 Dec. 2010. <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/24/world/asia/24chinajapan.html?ref=zhanqixiong>.

Books/Online Articles
Downs, Erica Strecker, and Phillip C. Saunders. "Legitimacy and the Limits of Nationalism: China and the Diaoyu Islands." The Rise of China. By Michael E. Brown. Cambridge, MA: MIT, 2000. 41+. Print.

Dutton, Peter. "Carving Up the East China Sea." China's Energy Strategy: the Impact on Beijing's Maritime Policies. By Gabriel B. Collins. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute, 2008. 252+. Print.

"How to Solve the Issue of the Senkaku Islands: Japan's Indisputable Territorial Right." 日本共産党中央委員会/2010. The Central Committee of the Japanese Communist Party. Web. 17 Dec. 2010. <http://www.jcp.or.jp/english/jps_2010/2010_0920.html>.

Hsiung, James Chieh. "Sea Power, Law of the Sea, and a Sino-Japanese East China Sea "Resource War"" China and Japan at Odds: Deciphering the Perpetual Conflict. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 133+. Print.

Marquand, Robert. "Japan-China Tensions Rise over Tiny Islands." The Christian Science Monitor. 11 Feb. 2005. Web. 18 Dec. 2010. <http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0211/p01s03-woap.html>.

Sakovich, Bill. "Coming Attractions." Web log post. AMPONTAN. 24 Sept. 2010. Web. 18 Dec. 2010. <http://ampontan.wordpress.com/2010/09/24/coming-attractions/>.

Senkaku / Diaoyutai Islands." GlobalSecurity.org - Reliable Security Information. Web. 16 Dec. 2010. <http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/senkaku.htm>.

Suganuma, Unryu. "The Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands: A Hotbed for a Hot War?" China and Japan at Odds: Deciphering the Perpetual Conflict. By James Chieh Hsiung. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 155+. Print.

"UNCLOS and Agreement on Part XI - Preamble and Frame Index." Welcome to the United Nations: It's Your World. Web. 17 Dec. 2010. <http://www.un.org/Depts/los/convention_agreements/texts/unclos/closindx.htm>.

Images

The three pictures in banner:
http://online.wsj.com/media/senkaku_1_F_20100928044116.jpg
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_B9kO-7TQ__M/TLgE2FOsPpI/AAAAAAAAAUI/0d5zrZjxffM/s1600/diaoyu_senkaku_islands320.jpg
http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSJEMmj8M_Ccg-BD3r9SvcXjqda_upPYiksO_qHxd4WLkZ5D_S_-gN8Wdu0

Map 1:
http://www.historyguy.com/diaoyu-senkaku_islands.gif

Map 2:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/19/Diaoyutai_senkaku.png

Image of anti-Japan protest in Beijing:
http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:4MzJ8DwiLoM6nM:http://www.latimes.com/media/photo/2010-09/56229286.jpg&t=1

Image of reproduction of letter written in 1920:
http://ampontan.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/senkaku-3.jpg?w=394&h=283

Image of "Defend Diaoyutai" slogan:
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/images/diaoyutai1.gif

Image of lighthouse:
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/files/fp_uploaded_images/101103_senkaku.jpg

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