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


The island of Taiwan (Formosa) was ceded to Japan by China by the Treaty of Shimonoseki on 8 May 1895. After the Second World War the island was surrendered to Gen. Chiang Kai-shek in Sept. 1945 and was placed under Chinese administration on 25 Oct. 1945. USA broke off diplomatic relations with Taiwan on 1 Jan. 1979 on establishing diplomatic relations with the Peking Government. Relations between the USA and Taiwan are maintained through the American Institute on Taiwan and the Co-ordination Council for North American Affairs in the USA, set up in 1979 and accorded diplomatic status in Oct. 1980.


Commercial Bank Credit Union Democratic Progressive Party Diplomatic Relation Foreign Economic Relation 
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Further Reading

  1. Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of China. Taipei, annualGoogle Scholar
  2. Republic of China Yearbook. Taipei, annualGoogle Scholar
  3. Republic of China: A Reference Book. Taipei, annualGoogle Scholar
  4. Taiwan Statistical Data Book. Taipei, annualGoogle Scholar
  5. Annual Review of Government Administration, Republic of China. Taipei, annualGoogle Scholar
  6. Gälli, A., Taiwan ROC: A Chinese Challenge to the World. London, 1987Google Scholar
  7. Gold, T. B., State and Society in the Taiwan Miracle. Armonk, 1986Google Scholar
  8. Lee, S.-Y., Money and Finance in the Economic Development of Taiwan. London, 1990Google Scholar
  9. Lee, W.-C., Taiwan: [Bibliography]. Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1990Google Scholar
  10. Liu, A. P. L., Phoenix and the Lame Lion: Modernization in Taiwan and Mainland China, 1950–1980. Stanford, 1987Google Scholar
  11. Long, S., Taiwan: China’s Last Frontier. London, 1991CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Simon, D. F. S., Taiwan, Technology Transfer, and Transnationalism. Boulder, 1983Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1992

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  • Brian Hunter

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