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Contemporary Taiwanese Cultural Nationalism

1st Edition

By A-Chin Hsiau


236 pages

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Drawing on a wide range of Chinese historical and contemporary texts, Contemporary Taiwanese Cultural Nationalism addresses diverse subjects including nationalist literature; language ideology; the crafting of a national history; the impact of Japanese colonialism and the increasingly strained relationship between China and Taiwan. This book is essential reading for all scholars of the history, culture and politics of Taiwan.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Japanese colonialism and literary and linguistic reforms in colonial Taiwan

3. Postwar linguistic problems, literary development, and the debate on Hsiang-t'u literature

4. Crafting a national literature

5. Crafting a national language

6. Crafting a national history

7. Conclusion

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Asia has undergone immense and far reaching changes: war, revolution, occupation, industrialization. This series includes in-depth research on aspects of economic, political and social history of individual countries as well as more broad-reaching analyses of regional issues.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General