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  • 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...

  • European Perspectives on Taiwanby Jens Damm; Paul Lim

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 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 various questions related to the different European perspectives on Taiwan, for example, how the European Union has dealt with the unresolved status of the Republic of China on Taiwan, the ways in which... 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 Chinaand 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 regimes... 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: China's Last Frontierby Simon Long

    Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 70.00

    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...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 59.00

    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...

  • Taiwans unvergänglicher Antikolonialismusby Thomas Fröhlich; Yishan Liu

    transcript 2014; US$ 38.92

    Der Arzt und Aktivist Jiang Weishui gilt in Taiwan als eine Schlüsselfigur des Antikolonialismus in der Zeit der japanischen Kolonialherrschaft (1895-1945). Diese bis heute höchst kontrovers diskutierte Periode ist in Taiwan sowohl für die innergesellschaftliche Verständigung als auch für das Verhältnis zu China und Japan von großer Bedeutung. Das... more...

  • Border Crossing in Greater Chinaby Jenn-hwan Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    China?s transformation from a poor and underdeveloped country into a global market power has profoundly altered its socioeconomic power relations with the other countries in the Greater China region, namely, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Indeed, this economic shift has resulted in the massive flow of capital and people from Taiwan as well as Hong Kong to... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • CultureShock! Taiwanby Chris Bates; Wu Ling-li

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 12.99

    CultureShock! Taiwan is full of helpful advice on what to expect when you settle into the country and how to enjoy your stay in the country. This book shares insights into understanding Taiwanese traditions and values as well as the lifestyles of the Taiwanese and how to relate to them as friends and in business. Learn more about the main motivations... more...