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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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When China Ruled the Seas: The Treasure Fleet of the Dragon Throne, 1405–1433

Louise Levathes - History - 2014 - 252 pages
One hundred years before Columbus and his fellow Europeans began their voyages of discovery, fleets of giant junks commanded by the eunuch admiral Zheng He and filled with the ...
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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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The History of China

Kenneth Pletcher - History - 2010 - 360 pages
Presents the history of China, from prehistoric times, through the Tang and Qing dynasties, to the republican period of the twentieth century, to the present Communist government.
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China: A History

Arthur Cotterell - History - 2011 - 384 pages
One of the most far-reaching events since the Second World War is the re-emergence of China as a world power, and its present government's willingness to open up the country to ...
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