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One thousand westerners in Taiwan, to 1945

Harold M. Otness

One thousand westerners in Taiwan, to 1945

a biographical and bibliographical dictionary

by Harold M. Otness

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Published by Institute of Taiwan History, Preparatory Office, Academia Sinica in [Taipei] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europeans -- Taiwan -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Taiwan -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles1000 westerners in Taiwan, to 1945
    StatementHarold M. Otness.
    GenreBio-bibliography, Dictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS799.6 .O76 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21625522M
    ISBN 109576716187
    OCLC/WorldCa42251835

    Get this from a library! Legal reform in Taiwan under Japanese colonial rule, the reception of western law. [Taisheng Wang].   What has largely escaped the victors’ history books, however, is that another program of internment and mass murder was put together at the end of the war by Allied forces, who took in millions of German prisoners in the summer of and deliberately starved roughly one in four of them to death. The story of the Rheinwiesenlager, or.

    Taking the Long Way Home The Long March of Dave Lovell and Ian Bowley have produced an interactive map of the routes taken by many of the POWs on the Long March of January to May , as part of the commemorations marking 75 years since the liberation and return home of POWs. Many thanks and congratulations to them on a magnificent piece of work. January Adolf Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany by President Von Hindenburg.; March The first official Nazi concentration camp opens in Dachau, a small village located near Munich (note: some "wild camps" already existed before Papenburg, Esterwegen, Börgermoor etc).The first commandant of Dachau is Theodor Eicke. April 1: Boycott of .

    Between and , 10 percent of all the new businesses in the United States began in Los Angeles. T Since World War II, the developments in antibiotics have made bacterial infections one of the most successfully treated of all human illnesses.   The videos on this channel are sponsored by the (1) Taiwan Status Action Coalition, Nantou, Taiwan, (2) the TW USA Democracy Association, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, (3) the Anti Chinese-Propaganda League.


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Such a change in view involves: (1) removing the name of “China” from official and unofficial items in Taiwan, (2) changes in history books, which now portrays Taiwan as a central entity, (3) promoting the use of Taiwanese language in the government and in the education system, (4) reducing economic links with mainland China, and (5 Simplified Chinese: 台湾独立运动.

Taiwan’s postwar political and religious experience differs from that of the mainland. Taiwan was taken over by Chinese Nationalists in and became the refuge for and a bastion of the Nationalist Party (Kuomintang) after With considerable American help and a reformed Nationalist regime, Quemoy and Matsu.

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One of the oldest books I have is titled: Magicians Own Book or the Whole Art of rated with over wood cuts, and intended for amusement for one thousand and one evenings. New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 18 Ann Street. Taiwan - Taiwan - Cultural life: Taiwan’s culture may be described as traditional and conservative, like most other Asian cultures but to a greater degree.

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China has several thousand more tanks, artillery weapons, missile launchers, attack helicopters, fighter jets and warships than Taiwan does, according to estimates on the military-tracking. Many western historians of today are behaving exactly in the same manner as the pope’s theologians of a thousand years ago: by dint of rewriting history, of relying on dubious documents and of ignoring embarrassing documents, they have been able to rewrite history by rubbing Russia out of the European memory, as did theologians with Byzantium.

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How the Dutch Lost Taiwan Sketch of Zeelandia Fortress (to the right) from clearly shows angled bastions protruding from castle walls. These bastions eliminated “dead spaces” and allowed Dutch defenders to repel Koxinga’s forces—until the Chinese general figured out how to neutralize this technological advantage.

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