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Taiwan Straits : crisis in Asia and the role of the U.S. Navy

Author: Bruce A Elleman
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Series: Global flashpoints.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Elleman surveys the situation that has led to the current tensions between China and Taiwan. Simply written and cogently argued, it is the ideal source for military personnel,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce A Elleman
ISBN: 9780810888890 0810888890 0810888904 9780810888906
OCLC Number: 895388194
Description: xiii, 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The historical origins of the "two China" problem --
The two Chinas, the offshore islands, and the Korean War --
The U.S. Seventh Fleet and the Taiwan Patrol Force --
Debates on the U.S. China policy --
The First Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1954 to 1955 --
American military and financial support for the nationalists --
The Second Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1958 --
The Third Taiwan Strait Crisis and Sino-American rapprochement --
PRC economic development, Tiananmen, and the Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1995 to 1996 --
Beijing-Taipei cross-strait tensions and cooperation --
Conclusion: the Taiwan Strait challenge.
Series Title: Global flashpoints.
Responsibility: Bruce A. Elleman.

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