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Taiwan By Larry Lin
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Taiwan By Zhingoora Books
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The General Knowledge book series, are designed for specific country, are one of the most admired book for the improvement and learning purpose.This book contains information about... More > Background,Geography,Natural resources,Land use,Environment. Population,Sex ratio,flag of the county,Area,Border countries,Maritime claims,Elevation extremes,Land use,Natural hazards,Volcanism,Age structure,Median age,Net migration rate,Country comparison to the world,Religions,Languages,Literacy,School life expectancy ,Government,Time difference,Administrative divisions,Executive branch,Cabinet and almost everthing related with general knowledge.< Less
Taiwan Sights By Wang Baolao
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Taiwan lies off the southeastern coast of the mainland of China, comprising the islands of Taiwan, the Pescadores, Diaoyu, Raleigh rock, Pengchia Yu, Quemoy, Matsu, Orchid and Green Island and other... More > smaller islands. It covers an area of 3,6000 square kilometres, inhabited by a population of more than 20 million, with ethnic groups such as the Han and Gaoshan etc., governing seven cities namely Taipei, Keelung, Hsinchu, Taichung, Chiayi , Tainan and Kaohsiung, and 16 counties. The provisional capital is Taipei.< Less
Twlight of Taiwan By Michael Proctor
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Twlight of Taiwan By Michael Proctor
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Koxinga of Taiwan By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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This is a modest digest of what should be known about the life and deeds of Koxinga (Zhèng Chénggōng), the Ming military mandarin who founded Chinese Taiwan, and belonged to a... More > family of international traders commanding a vast fortune and a fleet of merchantmen. Sometimes, instead of smoothly following its predictable course, history swerves to another direction because of an unexpected event. When Ming China was invaded by the Manchus, instead of collaborating to make even more profits, Koxinga launched a resistance movement. Yet, his fate was apparently sealed for hadn’t he been compelled by tradition to celebrate his birthday during the siege of Nanking, he would not have been defeated by the Manchus the morning after. If he had not died suddenly the year he ordered the Spaniards of Manila to pay him a tribute as to their sovereign, the Philippines would now be an overseas Chinese territory like Taiwan.< Less
Koxinga of Taiwan By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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This is a modest digest of what should be known about the life and deeds of Koxinga (Zhèng Chénggōng), the Ming military mandarin who founded Chinese Taiwan, and belonged to a... More > family of international traders commanding a vast fortune and a fleet of merchantmen. Sometimes, instead of smoothly following its predictable course, history swerves to another direction because of an unexpected event. When Ming China was invaded by the Manchus, instead of collaborating to make even more profits, Koxinga launched a resistance movement. Yet, his fate was apparently sealed for hadn’t he been compelled by tradition to celebrate his birthday during the siege of Nanking, he would not have been defeated by the Manchus the morning after. If he had not died suddenly the year he ordered the Spaniards of Manila to pay him a tribute as to their sovereign, the Philippines would now be an overseas Chinese territory like Taiwan.< Less
Taiwan and Georgia By Félicien Dago
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Taiwan and Georgia By Félicien Dago
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Crisis Deterrence In The Taiwan Strait By Douglas McCready, Strategic Studies Institute
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The U.S. Army War College provides an excellent environment for selected military officers and government civilians to reflect and use their career experience to explore a wide range of strategic... More > issues. To assure that the research developed by Army War College students is available to Army and Department of Defense leaders, the Strategic Studies Institute publishes selected papers in its Carlisle Papers in Security Strategy Series. In this paper, Chaplain (Colonel) Douglas McCready examines the most volatile issue of the complex relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China―Taiwan. He considers the situation in terms of deterrence theory and its application across cultures. Colonel McCready looks at the perceptions and misperceptions of the involved parties; and their interests, capabilities, and possible intentions. He concludes with courses of action and ways to increase the likelihood of successful U.S. deterrence in the Taiwan Strait.< Less