Changing Taiwanese Identities

Changing Taiwanese Identities

by J. Bruce Jacobs, Peter Kang

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ISBN-13: 9781351794930
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/03/2017
Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 142
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

J. Bruce Jacobs is Emeritus Professor of Asian Languages and Studies at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. His recent books on Taiwan include Local Politics in Rural Taiwan under Dictatorship and Democracy (Norwalk, CT: EastBridge, 2008), Democratizing Taiwan (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2012), and The Kaohsiung Incident in Taiwan and Memoirs of a Foreign Big Beard (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016). He has also edited the four-volume Critical Readings on China-Taiwan Relations (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2014). His current project is A History of Taiwan.

Peter Kang is Professor, International Master's Program in Asia-Pacific Area Studies / Department of Taiwan and Regional Studies, National Donghwa University, Taiwan. Email:

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction (J. Bruce Jacobs)

Chapter 2: The Changing Identities of Taiwan’s Plains (Jolan Hsieh)

Chapter 3: Seeking “Roots” in Taiwan: “Red Hair” and the Dutch Princess of Eight Treasures (Peter Kang)

Chapter 4: Languages under Colonization: The Taiwanese Language Movement (Wi-vun Taiffalo CHIUNG)

Chapter 5: Taiwanese Youth and National Identity under Ma Ying-jeou (Tanguy Lepesant)

Chapter 6: Lee Teng-hui and the formation of Taiwanese Identity (Shiho Maehara)

Chapter 7: Cyberspace and the Rise of Taiwanese Identity (Chien-Jung HSU)

Chapter 8: WANG Shi: Changes in the National Identification of a Third Generation Mainlander under Ma Ying-jeou (Stéphane Corcuff)


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