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By Leonard H. D. Gordon

ISBN-10: 0739118684

ISBN-13: 9780739118689

ISBN-10: 0739118692

ISBN-13: 9780739118696

disagreement over Taiwan: 19th Century China and the Powers is a whole and designated account of diplomacy of Taiwan through the 19th century and in particular, the interval among 1840 and 1895. in this time the western powers and Japan have been engaged in imperialist designs looking advertisement and strategic achieve within the South China Sea, which finally ended in the japanese colonization of Taiwan. Leonard Gordon, a diplomatic historian of East Asia, heavily examines the international guidelines of China, nice Britain, the U.S., France, and Japan. additionally taking account of historical occasions on Taiwan and the mainland, Gordon has researched, as well as the huge released nationwide files, unpublished archival fabrics in Taiwan, Japan, the U.S., and nice Britain. supplying a context for knowing the present state of affairs in Taiwan, the thorough learn and historic research of disagreement over Taiwan make this a vital booklet for college students of East Asian historical past and overseas Affairs.

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