The Great Transition: Political and Social Change in the Republic of China

The Great Transition Political and Social Change in the Republic of China This book concerns government and politics in Taiwan under the rule of the Chinese Nationalist Party or Kuomintang KMT The KMT forces defeated in China s civil war of retreated to Taiwan to

  • Title: The Great Transition: Political and Social Change in the Republic of China
  • Author: Hung-mao Tien
  • ISBN: 9780817987824
  • Page: 457
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book concerns government and politics in Taiwan under the rule of the Chinese Nationalist Party, or Kuomintang KMT The KMT forces, defeated in China s civil war of 1947 49, retreated to Taiwan to form the Republic of China, representing the authority they salvaged from the mainland The KMT regime has exercised authoritarian rule over the island state and has alsoThis book concerns government and politics in Taiwan under the rule of the Chinese Nationalist Party, or Kuomintang KMT The KMT forces, defeated in China s civil war of 1947 49, retreated to Taiwan to form the Republic of China, representing the authority they salvaged from the mainland The KMT regime has exercised authoritarian rule over the island state and has also claimed sovereign jurisdiction of the mainland for almost four decades The KMT regime during that time has successfully steered Taiwan toward prosperous economic development Hung mao Tien carefully analyzes the political transition that has been under way since 1986.

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