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Asian / Middle Eastern history, History: World, Foreign relations, History, History - General History, China, National security, Asia - China, History / China, Defenses, 1945-, T
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8467660M
ISBN 101418445495
ISBN 139781418445492

Dynamics and Dilemma: Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong in a Changing World UK ed. Edition by Bin Yu (Editor), Tsungting Chung (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Get this from a library.

Dynamics and dilemma: Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong in a changing world. [Bin Yü; Tsungting Chung;] -- The authors treat the interactive process between the mainland, Taiwan, and Hong Kong as a convenient organizing framework to describe the economic, social, and communicative intercourse between the.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction --The changing identities of Taiwan's plains --Seeking "roots" in Taiwan: "Red Hair" and the Dutch Princess of Eight Treasures --Languages under colonization: the Taiwanese language movement --Taiwanese youth and national identity under Ma Ying-jeou --Lee Teng-hui and.

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