‘Republic of China’
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. The island of Taiwan was ceded to Japan by China in 1895. It was returned to Chinese Nationalist administration on 25 Oct. 1945. USA broke off diplomatic relations with Taiwan on 1 Jan. 1979 on establishing diplomatic relations with the Beijing Government.


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Further Reading

  1. Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of China. Taipei, annualGoogle Scholar
  2. The Republic of China Yearbook. Taipei, annualGoogle Scholar
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  14. Tsang, S. (ed.) In the Shadow of China: Political Developments in Taiwan since 1949. Farnborough, 1994Google Scholar
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