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The Chinese experience in America

Shih-shan Henry Tsai - History - 1986 - 223 pages
How have the Chinese fared in America? What motivated them to come here in the nineteenth century? How were they received by native Americans? These are some of the questions ...
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Lee Teng-Hui and Taiwan's Quest for Identity

Shih-shan Henry Tsai - History - 2005 - 304 pages
The book is an account of Taiwan's evolving national consciousness told through the biography of its former President Lee Teng-hui - the central figure in the island's ...
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Maritime Taiwan: historical encounters with the East and the West

Shih-shan Henry Tsai - History - 2009 - 265 pages
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 ...
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The Human Tradition in Premodern China

Kenneth J. Hammond - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 172 pages
The Human Tradition in Premodern China is a collection of biographical essays revealing the variety and complexity of human experience in China from the earliest historical ...
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Ming China, 1368-1644: A Concise History of a Resilient Empire

John W. Dardess - History - 2012 - 155 pages
This engaging, deeply informed book provides the first concise history of one of China s most important eras. Leading scholar John W. Dardess offers a thematically organized ...
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THE TROUBLED EMPIRE

Timothy Brook - History - 2010 - 329 pages
Explores the history of China between the Mongol reunification of China in 1279 under the Yuan dynasty and the Manchu invasion four centuries later, explaining how climate ...
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