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  • Why Taiwan Mattersby Shelley Rigger

    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 been called... more...

  • Taiwanby John F Copper

    Westview Press 2012; US$ 36.00

    An updated examination of Taiwan, set against the backdrop of Taiwan?s uncertain political status as either a sovereign nation or a province of the People?s Republic of China. more...

  • TAIWANISATIONby George Tsai Woei; Peter Kien-hong Yu; Peter Yu Kien-Hong

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 22.00

    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...

  • Uncharted Straitby Richard C. Bush

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 36.95

    The future of the Taiwan Strait is more wide open than at any other time in recent decades. Tensions between China and Taiwan have eased since 2008. But the movement toward full rapprochement remains fragile. Whether the two sides of the Strait can sustain and expand a cooperative relationship after years of mutual distrust and fear is still uncertain.... more...

  • China's Political and Economic Trends in 2001by John Wong; Yongnian Zheng; Zheng Yongnian

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 22.00

    At the beginning of the new century, China's leadership is preparing the ground for a smooth transfer of power from the third generation to the fourth generation leaders. Politicking among different factions has intensified as top leaders who are slated to step down after the 16th National Party Congress in 2002 jockey to put their imprint on... more...

  • Re-writing Culture in Taiwanby Fang-Long Shih; Stuart Thompson; Paul Tremlett

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    Examining issues such as trauma, memory, history, tradition, modernity, post-modernity, and with chapters on nationalism, anthropology, cultural studies, media studies, religion and museum studies, this book offers a comprehensive and critical analysis of contemporary Taiwan.  more...

  • The "One China" Dilemmaby Peter Chow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    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...

  • Taiwanese Pilgrimage to Chinaby DJ W. Hatfield

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    Through an examination of the pilgrimages to China that enveloped Taiwan in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Hatfield advances anthropological understandings of conflict resolution. more...

  • Aborigines of Taiwanby Josiane Cauquelin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    The first comprehensive study of the Puyuma people of Taiwan, this book is based on extensive field research over a period of twenty years. more...

  • Lee Teng-Hui and Taiwan's Quest for Identityby Shih-shan Henry Tsai

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00

    The book is an account of Taiwan's evolving national consciousness told through the biography of its former President Lee Teng-hui - the central figure in the island's political transformation over the past two decades. In describing the broader historical and social context of the various stages of Lee's life, the book also analyzes Taiwan's own evolution... more...