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A Tragic Beginning: The Taiwan Uprising of February 28, 1947
1. Posing the problem 2. Taiwan under Japanese rule 3. The establishment of nationalist rule 4. The uprising 5. The nationalist's response 6. The nature and aftermath of the tragedy Appendixes NotesExpand
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The First Chinese Democracy: Political Life in the Republic of China on Taiwan
The political transformation of Taiwan from authoritarian regime based on martial law into a democracy based on a constitution created in mainland China and revised to suit Taiwan's uniqueExpand
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The First Chinese Democracy: Political Development of the Republic of China on Taiwan, 1986-1994
For the first time in Chinese history, a part of Chinese society-the sovereign state of the Republic of China on Taiwan (ROC)has experienced democratization. Since the lifting of martial law on JulyExpand
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How Elections Promoted Democracy in Taiwan under Martial Law
In October 1952, while addressing the Seventh Congress of the Kuomintang (KMT), the party chairman and president of the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan, Chiang Kai-shek, reminded his audience thatExpand
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A New Chinese Civilization: The Evolution of the Republic of China on Taiwan
In 1994 one commentator described Taiwan's people as having "been nurtured and cultivated to acquire the characteristics of an ocean. Their former conservative character, like that of traditionalExpand
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Two Societies in Opposition: The Republic of China and the People's Republic of China After Forty Years
The essays in this book employ a multidisciplinary approach to systematically compare the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China on Taiwan.
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China's consumer revolution: The 1990s and beyond
Since 1980 China's economic revolution has enabled more households to allocate labor to market‐related activities to earn more income. In 1992 an even greater surge in market economy growth tookExpand
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Science and Civilisation in China
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Taiwan's Economic Transformation: Leadership, Property Rights and Institutional Change 1949-1965
1. Posing the Problem 2. Taiwan's Political Economy in Historical Perspective, 1683-1945 3. Taiwan's Command Economy and the Tipping Point, 1945-1952 4. The First Debate, 1952-1954: Command EconomyExpand
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