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  • Taiwan's Statesmanby Richard Kagan

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    A well-known observer of Taiwan and Asian history and culture provides an insightful biography of Lee Teng Hui, the pro-democracy statesman and former president of the Republic of China. As head of the Taiwanese government from 1988 to 2000, Lee managed, without violence or major civil unrest, to reform the authoritarian state into a constitutional... more...

  • European Perspectives on Taiwanby Jens Damm; Paul Lim

    Springer 2012; US$ 79.99

    The initiative and leadership for this edited volume came from the European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) based in Brussels. The book discusses questions related to the different European perspectives on Taiwan in various fields, asking, in particular: How has the European Union dealt with the unsolved status of the Republic of China on Taiwan?... more...

  • Comparatizing Taiwanby Shu-mei Shih; Ping-hui Liao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    As the site of crossings of colonizers, settlers, merchants, and goods, island nations such as Taiwan have seen a rich confluence of cultures, where peoples and languages were either forced to mix or did so voluntarily, due largely to colonial conquest and their crucial role in world economy. Through an examination of socio-cultural phenomena, Comparatizing... more...

  • The Struggle across the Taiwan Straitby Ramon H. Myers; Jialin Zhang

    Hoover Institution Press 2006; US$ 14.99

    A concise and informative history of how China divided in 1949 into two regimes, why they struggled to achieve the same political goal-reunification of China—and why their struggle today continues in a more complex and dangerous way. The authors detail how the changes brought about by the 2000 election not only intensified the conflict between the... more...

  • Across the Taiwan Straitby Suisheng Zhao

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Colonial 'Civilizing Process' in Dutch Formosa, 1624-1662by Chiu Hsin-Hui

    BRILL 2008; US$ 112.00

    Studies the encounter between Taiwan's Indigenous Peoples (the Formosans), the Dutch VOC and Chinese settlers between 1624 and 1662. This work shows how Taiwan's Indigenous Peoples shaped their own colonial reality while retreating from 'the Age of Aboriginal Taiwan'. more...

  • Taiwan's Politics in the 21st Centuryby Wei-Chin Lee

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 102.00

    This unique volume highlights Taiwan's ongoing efforts to mediate between competing political actors, a means to ensure domestic stability and national security without severely affecting its continuous economic growth and sovereign status in the international society. "Taiwan's Politics in the 21st Century" concentrates on three... more...

  • Taiwan: China's Last Frontierby Simon Long

    Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 67.00

    Taiwan has been described as a ticking time bomb. For all the fratricidal strife that has scarred Chinese politics since 1949, Peking's leaders have never wavered from their commitment to reunification with Taiwan. There, 20 million people have witnessed one of the great economic miracles of the post-war era. But their government is founded on a constitution... more...

  • Politics in Taiwanby Shelley Rigger

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 70.95

    This book shows that Taiwan, unlike other countries, avoided serious economic disruption and social conflict, and arrived at its goal of multi-party competition with little blood shed. Nonetheless, this survey reveals that for those who imagine democracy to be the panacea for every social, economic and political ill, Taiwan's continuing struggles against... more...

  • Politics in Taiwanby Shelley Rigger

    Routledge 1999; US$ 64.95

    This book is an ideal, one-stop resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students of political science, particuarly those interested in the international politics of China and the Asia-Pacific. more...