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Maritime Taiwan : historical encounters with the East and the West

Author: Shih-shan Henry Tsai
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For centuries the island of Taiwan, 100 miles off the Asian mainland, has been a cross-roads for traders and settlers, pirates and military schemers from around the world. Unlike China, with its long tradition of keeping foreigners out, Taiwan has a long history of interaction, both hostile and friendly, with other seafaring nations near and far. 'Maritime Taiwan' captures the full drama and details of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History (form)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tsai, Shih-shan Henry.
Maritime Taiwan.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2009
(OCoLC)679301831
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shih-shan Henry Tsai
ISBN: 0765623285 9780765623287 9780765623294 0765623293
OCLC Number: 227000229
Notes: "An East Gate book."
Description: xiii, 265 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Taiwan's seventeenth-century rulers: the Dutch, the Spaniards, and Koxinga --
Trading networks: Taiwan, Southeast Asia, and coastal China --
British footprints on Taiwan: consulates, trading firms, and Presbyterian churches --
A strategic vantage point: the French campaign in Taiwan --
Late to the scene: the United States arrives in Taiwan --
The roots of the Japanese empire: the colonization of Taiwan --
Taiwan during World War II: from colony to haven --
Postwar Taiwan: the growing American presence and influence.
Responsibility: Shih-shan Henry Tsai.
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Discusses the significant impact of American military, economic, educational, and technological aid on Taiwan's development, and addresses the island's continued importance in maintaining the US  Read more...

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