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The Story of Taiwan

Lai, Steven, et al. (English Editors)

ISBN 10: 9570255277 / ISBN 13: 9789570255270
Published by Republic of China, Government Information Office, 2000
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255, [1] p. Includes: illustrations, maps. Many illustrations in color. Compiled and printed by Linking Publishing Co., Ltd. Very good in very good dust jacket. In slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 65568

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Title: The Story of Taiwan

Publisher: Republic of China, Government Information Office

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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Contents included in this glossy, fully illustrated, coffee-table style book include the historical chronology of Taiwan, information about its environment and ecology (the climate, folk character, animals, birds, insects, forests, flora), its people (the Pingpu, Hakka, southern Fujianese settlers, mainlanders, and ethnic amalgamation from the perspective of cultural development), its development history (deer hides, sugar, tea and camphor), maritime commerce and international trade, agriculture, and industrial development and the role of small- and medium-sized enterprises), its society (democratization, education, internationalization and lifestyles in Taiwan's major cities), foreign relations and national defense (its early relations with western powers, a history of Taiwan-Japan relations, cross-strait relations, national defense, the ROC's changing defense strategy and an introduction to the strategic situation in the Asia-Pacific region) and its science and technology (technological development, developing Taiwan into an Asia-Pacific Regional Operations Center/Coordination and Service Officer for APROC, and sustainable development).

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