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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 - Business & Economics - 2014 - 280 pages
For centuries the island of Taiwan, 100 miles off the Asian mainland, has been a crossroads for traders and settlers, pirates and military schemers from around the world ...
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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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A Short History of China

Gordon Kerr - History - 2013 - 160 pages
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Maritime Sector, Institutions, and Sea Power of Premodern China

Gang Deng - Business & Economics - 1999 - 289 pages
Challenging the stereotype of premodern China as an agricultural nation, this book examines the development of the maritime sector, maritime institutions, and sea power in the ...
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Harmony and War: Confucian Culture and Chinese Power Politics

Yuan-kang Wang - Political Science - 2010 - 352 pages
Confucianism has shaped a certain perception of Chinese security strategy, symbolized by the defensive, nonaggressive Great Wall. Many believe China is antimilitary and ...
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