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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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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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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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THE TROUBLED EMPIRE

Timothy Brook - History - 2010 - 335 pages
"The Mongol takeover in the 1270s changed the course of Chinese history. The Confucian empire—a millennium and a half in the making—was suddenly thrust under foreign ...
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Ming China, 1368–1644: A Concise History of a Resilient Empire

John W. Dardess - History - 2011 - 172 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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Zhu Yuanzhang and Early Ming Legislation: The Reordering of Chinese Society ...

Edward L. Farmer - Social Science - 1995 - 259 pages
This analysis of the Ming founder's social legislation reveals how he sought to use codified law to reassert Chinese cultural norm in the wake of Mongol rule.
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