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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 has been a crossroads for traders and settlers, pirates and military schemers from around the world. Filled with colorful figures and ...
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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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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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China: From Neolithic cultures through the Great Qing Empire 10,000 BCE-1799 CE

Harold Miles Tanner - History - 2010 - 414 pages
Now available in two volumes, this accessible, yet rigorous, introduction to the political, social, and cultural history of China provides a balanced and thoughtful account of ...
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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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China: A Macro History

Ray Huang - History - 1997
With the vision and attention to detail that were evident in his highly acclaimed 1587: A Year of No Significance, Ray Huang moves from micro to macro history in the stunning ...
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