By Shyu-tu Lee, Jack F. Williams
This finished booklet explores modern Taiwan from the point of view of the Taiwanese themselves. In a special set of unique essays, prime Taiwanese figures reflect on the country’s background, politics, society, economic climate, identification, and destiny clients. the amount offers a discussion board for a variety of neighborhood voices, who're not often heard within the strength fight among China and the USA over Taiwan’s destiny. no matter if it will likely be absorbed through China, proceed in its present limbo as an unrecognized kingdom, or search outright independence and nationwide sovereignty is still an open query. Reflecting the deep ethnic and political modifications which are necessary to figuring out Taiwan at the present time, this paintings presents a nuanced creation to its function in foreign politics.
Contributions by: Andrew C. Chang, Chang Chang-yi David, Pochih Chen, Chen Yi-shen, Chi Guo-chung, robust C. Chuang, Frank S. T. Hsiao, Jolan Hsieh, Joseph C. C. Kuo, Lee Shiao-feng, Shyu-tu Lee, Lee Teng-hui, Marie Lin, Jay Tsu-yi bathroom lavatory, Lu Hsiu-lien Annette, Peng Ming-min, George Sung, Michael M. Tsai, Tsay Ting-kuei (Aquia), Tu Kuo-ch’ing, Jack F. Williams, Wong Ming-hsien, Wu Rong-i, Wu Rwei-ren, and C. Eugene Yeh.