Counterrevolution in China

This ground-breaking book spans 60 years of modern Chinese history from the much neglected non-communist perspective.

Counterrevolution in China

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.

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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: 192
Authors: J. Bruce Jacobs
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-06 - 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
A Place In The Sun
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: A. James Gregor
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-16 - Publisher: Routledge

China has endured a century of turmoil, beginning with the anti-dynastic revolution associated with Sun Yat-Sen, through the military and tutelary rule of Chiang Kai-shek, the revolutionary regime of Mao Zedong, and the radical reforms of Deng Xiaoping. China has had little respite. Historians and social scientists have attempted to
Democratizing Taiwan
Language: en
Pages: 305
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.