Taiwan in the Twentieth Century: A Retrospective View / Edition 1

Taiwan in the Twentieth Century: A Retrospective View / Edition 1

by Richard Louis Edmonds, Steven M. Goldstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521003431

ISBN-13: 9780521003438

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This collection brings together a group of experts on Taiwan who attempt to analyze change on this dynamic island during the twentieth century. Thus, in contrast to many works on Taiwan, this collection reveals how important the Japanese colonial antecedents were to the formation of today's Taiwan and illuminates the complexity of the problems this island will face

Overview

This collection brings together a group of experts on Taiwan who attempt to analyze change on this dynamic island during the twentieth century. Thus, in contrast to many works on Taiwan, this collection reveals how important the Japanese colonial antecedents were to the formation of today's Taiwan and illuminates the complexity of the problems this island will face in the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521003438
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Series:
China Quarterly Special Issues Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors; Map; Taiwan in the twentieth century: an introduction: 1. Aspects of the Taiwanese landscape in the twentieth century Richard Louis Edmonds; 2. Transforming Taiwan's economic structure in the twentieth century Cheng Tun-jen; 3. Taiwan in the twentieth century: model or victim? Development problems in a small Asian economy Christopher Howe; 4. Taiwan's social changes in the patterns of social solidarity in the twentieth century Dung-sheng Chen; 5. Constructing a native consciousness: Taiwan literature in the twentieth century Angelina Chun-chu Yee; 6. Political development in twentieth-century Taiwan: state-building, regime transformation and the construction of national identity Yun-han Chu and Jih-wen Lin; 7. Taiwan in Japan's security considerations Soeya Yoshihide; 8. An uncertain relationship: the United States, Taiwan and the Taiwan Relations Act Steven M. Goldstein and Randall Schriver; 9. Taiwan and South-East Asia: the limits to pragmatic diplomacy Michael Leifer; Index; Errata.

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