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Playing in isolation : a history of baseball in Taiwan

Author: Junwei Yu
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.
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Despite the political instability characterizing twentieth-century Taiwan, the value of baseball in the lives of Taiwanese has been a constant since the game was introduced in 1895. The game first gained popularity on the island under the Japanese occupation, and that popularity continued after World War II despite the withdrawal of the Japanese and an official lack of support from the new state power, the Chinese  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Yu, Junwei.
Playing in isolation.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006100127
(OCoLC)76937367
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Junwei Yu
ISBN: 9780803206892 0803206895 9780803206229 0803206224
OCLC Number: 122876292
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Wooden-ball finds a home, 1895-1945 --
The golden era of baseball, 1946-1967 --
The myth of Hongye and the LLB championship, 1968-1974 --
A drastic decline in baseball's population, 1975-1989 --
The birth of professional baseball, 1990-1995 --
Multiple crises, 1996-2001 --
The 2001 world cup : a turning point?
Responsibility: Junwei Yu.
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Despite political instability characterizing twentieth-century Taiwan, the value of baseball in lives of Taiwanese has been a constant since the game was introduced in 1895. While giving due credit  Read more...

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