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  • Taiwan's Struggleby Shyu-tu Lee; Jack F. Williams

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 77.99

    This comprehensive book explores contemporary Taiwan from the perspective of the Taiwanese themselves. In a unique set of original essays, leading Taiwanese figures consider the country?s history, politics, society, economy, identity, and future prospects. The volume provides a forum for a diversity of local voices, who are rarely heard in the power... 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...

  • Managing China's Sovereignty in Hong Kong and Taiwanby Sow Keat Tok

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    Sow Keat Tok explores the adaptation of the Western concept of 'sovereignty' into China's management of Taiwan and Hong Kong affairs. more...

  • Taiwan and Chinese Nationalismby Christopher Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    This study examines the problems which will inevitably arise as a result of China's claims on Taiwan, and analyses Taiwan's 'post-nationalist' identity. more...

  • New Dynamics in Cross-Taiwan Straits Relations: How far can the rapprochement go?by Weixing Hu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Relations between mainland China and Taiwan have improved markedly in recent years, giving rise to the key question, How far can the current rapprochement go? This book focuses on how mainland China-Taiwan relations are likely to develop in future. It considers economic relations, including the many recent trade agreements, the political sphere, where... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Politics of Localityby Hsin-Yi Lu

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 158.00

    This book is a critical examination of the socio-historical condition in which the discourse of local diversity emerged and gradually permeated Taiwan's public culture. Interweaving ethnographic sensibility and theoretical insights across disciplines, including anthropology, cultural studies and cultural geography, the study elucidates the complex... more...

  • Chinese Charactersby Angilee Shah; Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    An artist paints landscapes of faraway places that she cannot identify in order to find her place in the global economy. A migrant worker sorts recyclables and thinks deeply about the soul of his country, while a Taoist mystic struggles to keep his traditions alive. An entrepreneur capitalizes on a growing car culture by trying to convince people not... more...

  • Taiwan Under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945by Ping-hui Liao; David Der-Wei Wang

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    The first study of colonial Taiwan in English, this volume brings together seventeen essays by leading scholars to construct a comprehensive cultural history of Taiwan under Japanese rule. Contributors from the United States, Japan, and Taiwan explore a number of topics through a variety of theoretical, comparative, and postcolonial perspectives,... more...