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  • Changing Taiwanese Identities

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. Bruce Jacobs, Peter Kang

    The peoples of Taiwan have been influenced by many different cultures and migrations throughout the island’s history. In the 20th and early 21st centuries especially it has been a stage for cultural and ethnic conflict, not least because of the arrival of mainland Chinese fleeing the Chinese…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context

    Being and Becoming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bi-yu Chang, Pei-yin Lin

    Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context examines modern Taiwanese culture through the prism of global cultural interactions. Challenging the view of Taiwan as a product of transience and displacement, it highlights Taiwan’s subjectivity, viewing the island as a site of a global development that…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Transitions to Modernity in Taiwan

    The Spirit of 1895 and the Cession of Formosa to Japan, 1st Edition

    By Niki Alsford

    On 19 April 1895, British Consul Lionel Charles Hopkins, at the northern port of Tamsui, was summoned by Tang Jingsong, the governor of Taiwan, to his yamen in the western district of Taipei. Shortly after his arrival, Hopkins was handed a petition. Signed by a number of Taiwanese ‘notables’, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Civil Society in China and Taiwan

    Agency, Class and Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Taru Salmenkari

    The concept of 'civil society' has often been used as a devise for differentiating China from other cultures. Though sometimes portrayed as a growing phenomenon, Chinese civil society is frequently said to be non-existent. Definitional deficiencies have, therefore, led to both a simplification and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Memory in Sinophone Cinemas and Image Culture

    Altering Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peng Hsiao-yen, Ella Raidel

    Cinema archives memories, conserves the past, and rewrites histories. As much as the Sinophone embodies differences, contemporary Sinophone cinemas in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the People’s Republic of China invest various images of contested politics in order to assert different histories and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Social Movements in Taiwan’s Democratic Transition

    Linking Activists to the Changing Political Environment, 1st Edition

    By Yun Fan

    Examining the relationships between activists and the changing political environment, this book analyzes the trajectories of three major social movements in Taiwan during the country’s democratic transition between 1980 and 2000. In doing so, it explores why the labor and environmental movements…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • The Colonisation and Settlement of Taiwan, 1684–1945

    Land Tenure, Law and Qing and Japanese Policies, 1st Edition

    By Ruiping Ye

    The dispossession of indigenous peoples by conquest regimes remains a pressing issue. This book, unlike most other books on the subject, contrasts two different colonial administrations – first the Chinese Qing Empire, then, from 1895, the Japanese. It shows how, under the Chinese legal system, the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Perverse Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Yin Wang

    Host of the first gay pride in the Sinophone world, Taiwan is well-known for its mushrooming of liberal attitudes towards non-normative genders and sexualities after the lifting of Martial Law in 1987. Perverse Taiwan is the first collection of its kind to contextualize that development from an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Taiwan's Social Movements under Ma Ying-jeou

    From the Wild Strawberries to the Sunflowers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dafydd Fell

    In the spring of 2014, the Sunflower Movement’s three-week occupation of the Legislative Yuan brought Taiwan back to international media attention. It was the culmination of a series of social movements that had been growing in strength since 2008 and have become even more salient since the spring…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Culture Politics and Linguistic Recognition in Taiwan

    Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Francois Dupre

    The consolidation of Taiwanese identity in recent years has been accompanied by two interrelated paradoxes: a continued language shift from local Taiwanese languages to Mandarin Chinese, and the increasing subordination of the Hoklo majority culture in ethnic policy and public identity discourses.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • A New Era in Democratic Taiwan

    Trajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Sullivan, Chun-Yi Lee

    In January 2016, Taiwan’s former authoritarian ruler, the KMT, the Nationalist Party of China, lost control of both the presidency and the legislature. Having led the democratization process in Taiwan during the 1980s, it maintained a winning coalition among big business, the public sector,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tai-lok Lui, Stephen W.K. Chiu, Ray Yep

    When Britain and China negotiated the future of Hong Kong in the early 1980s, their primary concern was about maintaining the status quo. The rise of China in the last thirty years, however, has reshaped the Beijing-Hong Kong dynamic as new tensions and divisions have emerged. Thus, post-1997 Hong…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

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