Counterrevolution in China

Counterrevolution in China

Author: Thomas A. Marks

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135246891

Category: Political Science

Page: 422

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This ground-breaking book spans 60 years of modern Chinese history from the much neglected non-communist perspective. Concentrating on Wang Sheng's career in relation to Chiang Kai-Shek's extraordinary son Chiang Ching-Kuo, it shows that the KMT were perfecting the methods that were to make Taiwan an East Asian Tiger' economy at the very point that they lost' the mainland. The book also provides a fascinating insight into Taiwan's efforts to aid South Vietnam and Cambodia from 1960 as the Indochina war unfolded.
Counterrevolution in China
Language: en
Pages: 422
Authors: Thomas A. Marks
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-17 - Publisher: Routledge

This ground-breaking book spans 60 years of modern Chinese history from the much neglected non-communist perspective. Concentrating on Wang Sheng's career in relation to Chiang Kai-Shek's extraordinary son Chiang Ching-Kuo, it shows that the KMT were perfecting the methods that were to make Taiwan an East Asian Tiger' economy at
Counterrevolution in China
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Thomas A. Marks
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-17 - Publisher: Routledge

This ground-breaking book spans 60 years of modern Chinese history from the much neglected non-communist perspective. Concentrating on Wang Sheng's career in relation to Chiang Kai-Shek's extraordinary son Chiang Ching-Kuo, it shows that the KMT were perfecting the methods that were to make Taiwan an East Asian Tiger' economy at
The Kaohsiung Incident in Taiwan and Memoirs of a Foreign Big Beard
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: J. Bruce Jacobs
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-15 - Publisher: BRILL

The Kaohsiung Incident contributed importantly to Taiwan’s ultimate democratization. The simultaneous murder of the mother and twin daughters of a key defendant shocked Taiwan and the world. Part 2 is the author’s memoir of three months in police protection.
Individual Choice and State-Led Nationalist Mobilization in China
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Wen Zha
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-11 - Publisher: Springer

This book presents a comparative historical analysis of state-led nationalist movements in Chinese history, which counters current claims that popular nationalism in present-day China is strong enough to sustain costly expansionist wars. Popular nationalism in China has been on the rise since the early 1990s to the concern of many
Democratizing Taiwan
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: J. Bruce Jacobs
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-20 - Publisher: BRILL

Taiwan is only one of four consolidated Asian democracies. Democratizing Taiwan provides the most comprehensive analysis of Taiwan's peaceful democratization including the past authoritarian experience, leadership both within and outside government, popular protest and elections, and constitutional interpretation and amendments.