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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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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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Chinese Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial China

Ann Paludan - History - 2009 - 224 pages
Spanning more than two thousand years, from the first emperor, buried with his terra-cotta army in the third century BC, to Puyi, the four-year-old last emperor, here is the ...
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The Imperial Capitals of China: A Dynastic History of the Celestial Empire

Arthur Cotterell - History - 2008 - 336 pages
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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