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By Richard C. Bush

ISBN-10: 0765613727

ISBN-13: 9780765613721

ISBN-10: 0765613735

ISBN-13: 9780765613738

Written by means of the previous chairman and dealing with director of the yank Institute in Taiwan, this e-book sheds new mild on key subject matters within the background of U.S.-Taiwan family members. It fills a tremendous hole in our realizing of ways the U.S. executive addressed Taiwan and the Taiwan Strait factor from the early Nineteen Forties to the current. One topic that runs via those essays is the sequence of stumbling blocks erected that denied the folks of Taiwan a say in shaping their very own future: Franklin Roosevelt selected to come back Taiwan to mainland China for geopolitical purposes; there has been little strain at the Kuomintang to reform its authoritarian rule till Congress acquired inquisitive about the early Nineteen Eighties; Chiang Kai-shek spurned American efforts within the Nineteen Sixties to maintain Taiwan in foreign corporations; and in the back of the ROC's again, the Nixon, Carter, and Reagan administrations negotiated agreements with the PRC that undermined Taiwan's place. as well as discussing how the us reacted to key human rights instances from the Nineteen Forties to the Eighties, the writer additionally discusses the Bush and Clinton administrations' efforts to maintain U.S. pursuits whereas accommodating new forces within the quarter. these kinds of episodes have an everlasting relevance for the folks of Taiwan, and in his end the writer discusses the place the connection stands at the present time. The ebook comprises similar records that assisted in shaping the U.S.-Taiwan relationship.

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