Taiwan Since 1945

An Historical Review
  • Ka-ho Kwok
Part of the Spotlight on China book series (SPOT)


Post-War Taiwanese history can be divided into two periods: The one-party dominance period under the KMT party-state between 1945 and 1987, and the democratization period from 1988 onwards. In the first period, the KMT was the overwhelmingly dominant player in a one-party system; in the second, multiple players competed for political power, per the rules of electoral politics.


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© Sense Publishers 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ka-ho Kwok
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  1. 1.Sun Fong Chung CollegeHong Kong

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