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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book presents an interdisciplinary examination of cross-Taiwan Strait relations and the complex dynamics at play in the region. Since the election of Ma Ying-jeou as Taiwan?s president in 2008, the relationship across the Taiwan Strait?long viewed as one of Asia?s most volatile potential flashpoints?has experienced a remarkable détente. Whether... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
The "one China" policy officially supported by the People's Republic of China, the United States, and other countries asserts that there is only one China and Taiwan is a part of it. The debate over whether the people of Taiwan are Chinese or independently Taiwanese is, Melissa J. Brown argues, a matter of identity: Han ethnic identity, Chinese national... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 85.00
Offers an approach to understanding the formation of Taiwan's identity. This work applies contemporary social theory and historiography to a detail on Taiwanese politics, culture and society. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 45.00
Taiwan in the seventeenth century was a pivotal site of conflict between the expansionist Dutch and Spanish colonial empires. This book examines the economic and religious motives which brought the Spaniards to Taiwan from Manila in the first half of the century. Since 1624, Dutch expansion had been threatening the thriving trade between Fujian and... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 13.00
Recent years have seen the emergence of a unique Taiwanese consciousness. What this so-called Taiwanisation is and how it came about are addressed in the first article. The evolution of this Taiwanese consciousness, and how it is perceived and presented by major political parties like the Democratic Progressive Party, the Kuomintang, the People First... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
For China, Taiwan is next in line to be unified with the People's Republic after Hong Kong in 1997. China's claim on Taiwan is of great importance to the politics of Chinese Nationalism, and is central to the dynamics of power in this most volatile of regions. The democratic challenge from Taiwan is very potent and its status and identity within the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 36.99
Written by a leading expert on Taiwan, Why Taiwan Matters offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to a country that exercises a role in the world far greater than its tiny size would indicate. Shelley Rigger explains how Taiwan became such a key global player, highlighting economic and political breakthroughs so impressive they have... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 120.00
The new developments across the Taiwan Strait have illuminated the dilemma of the 'One China' policy, which could mislead to inconsistent or even contradictory policies, and result in devastating military confrontation between China and the U.S. and possibly Japan. more...