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Barclay, George W.: Colonial Development and Population in Taiwan. Princeton, N.J., 1954. (Princeton Univ.Press).

Campbell, William (Reverend): Formosa under the Dutch. Published by Kegan Paul, Trubner & Co., London, 1903. Republished in 1987 by SMC Publishing, Taipei.

Carrington, George Williams: Foreigners in Formosa: 1841-1874. (Asian Library Series 6).). San Francisco, 1978 (2nd print.). (Chinese Mat. Center), XIII, 308 p.

Chen, I-te: Japanese Colonialism in Korea and Formosa. A Comparison of its effects upon the Development of Nationalism. Ann Arbor, Mich., 1977. (Univ.of Michigan).

Chu, Samuel C.: Liu Ming-ch'uan and the Modernization of Taiwan. In: Journal of Asian Studies, 23, 1. November 1963, pp. 37-53.

Davidson, James W.: The Island of Formosa, Past and Present. Published by Macmillan & Co., London 1903. Republished in 1988 by SMC Publishing, Taipei.

Gordon, Leonard H.D. (Hg.): Taiwan - Studies in Chinese Local History. N.Y. & London 1970 (Columbia Univ. Press), 124 p.

Hsiao, Frank and Sullivan, Larry R.: The Chinese Communist Party and the Status of Taiwan, 1928-1943. Pacific Affairs (1979), 52(3), pp. 446-467.

Hsieh, Chiao-min: Taiwan: Ilha Formosa, a Geographic Appraisal. Washington, D.C., 1964 (Butterworth's).

Hsieh, Chiao-min: Taiwan - Ilha Formosa. A Geography in Perspective. London 1964.

Ito, Dr. Kiyoshi: "History of Taiwan" (Chapters 1 thru12 are abridged texts from "Taiwan-400 Years of History and Outlook" ed. by Walter Chen) --> full text as pdf-file (458 kb)Ito: History of Taiwan

Keith, Marian: The Black-Bearded Barbarian - Biography of George Mackay (1844-1901), an influential Presbyterian missionary in northern Taiwan.

Kerr, George H.: "Formosa Betrayed". Cambridge (Mass.), 1965. 470 p. (transl. by Ch'en Jung-ch'eng <陳榮成>: "Bei chumaide Taiwan" <被出賣的台灣> (Xin guandian congshu 3 <新觀點叢書> [Series "New viewpoint", Nr.3]) Taipei, 332 p.).

Kerr, George H.: Licensed Revolution and the Home Rule Movement 1895-1945. Honolulu 1974. (University of Hawaii Press).

Kerr, George H.: The March Massacres. Far Eastern Survey, Vol.16.; Nov. 5th, 1947.

Kerr, George H.: Formosa's Return to China. Far Eastern Survey, Vol.16.; Oct. 15th, 1947.

Knapp, Ronald G. (Hg.): China's Island Frontier: Studies in the Historical Geography of Taiwan. Honolulu, 1980. 296 p.

Lai, Tse-han; Ramon H. Myers; Wei, Wou: A Tragic Beginning. The Taiwan Uprising of February 28, 1947. Stanford, Ca., 1991. (Stanford University Press), 273 p.

Lamley, Harry J.: The 1895 Taiwan Republic. A Significant Episode in Modern Chinese History. The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol.27/4. August 1968, pp. 739-762.

Lin, April C.J.; Keating, Jerome F.: Island In The Stream - A quick case study of Taiwan's complex history. Taipei, 2002.

Mann, James: A History of America's Curious Relationship with China, from Nixon to Clinton. Published by Alfred A. Knopff, New York, 1999.

May, Ernest R.: The Truman Administration and China, 1945-1949. Philadelphia 1975.

Peng, Ming-min: A Taste of Freedom. Memoirs of a Formosan Independence Leader. New York, Chicago, San Francisco 1972 (Holt, Rinehart & Winst), 270 p.

Pepper, Suzanne: Civil War in China. The Political Struggle, 1945-1949. Berkeley, L.A., London 1978. (University of California Press), 472 p.

Psalmanazaar, George (1679? - 1763): An Historical and Geographical Description of Formosa (1705). Fantastic, completely fabricated travel account of an Englishman, who pretended to be a "native of Formosa" in 18th century London. Fun!

Reed College site on the history of Taiwan: historic maps, illustrations, 19th century Western literature on Taiwan

Shackleton, Allan J.: Formosa calling. (An eyewitness account of the February 28-Incident). Upland Ca., 1998.

Speidel, William M.: Liu Ming-ch'uan in Taiwan, 1884-1891 (Diss.). Yale 1967, 460 p.

Speidel, William M.: The Administrative and Fiscal Reforms of Liu Ming-ch'uan in Taiwan, 1884-1891: Foundation of Self-Strengthening. The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol.35. 1976.

Su, Bing: Taiwan's 400 Year History, The Origins and Continuing Development of the Taiwanese Society and People. Published by the Taiwanese Cultural Grassroots Association, Washington, 1986.

Wu, Zhuoliu: The Fig Tree - Memoirs of a Taiwanese Patriot (1st Books Library - Print on Demand), 328 pages, 2002.

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Tyler, Patrick: A Great Wall, Six Presidents and China, an Investigative History. Published by The Century Foundation, New York, 1999.

Yen, Sophia Su-fei: Taiwan in China's Foreign Relations, 1836-1874. Hamden, Conn., 1965. (Shoe String Press).

 

 

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