Research Material on Taiwan Independence Movement

Books In English

1. Ballantine, Joseph W
   Formosa, a problem for United States foreign policy. Washington:
   Brookings Institution, 1952.
   A historical study on the subject of American foreign policy toward

2. Bate, H. Maclear
   Report from Formosa. New York: Dutton, 1952.
   Provides a historical background for the study of Taiwanese history.

3. Chen, Lung-chu
   Formosa, China and the United Nations; Formosa in the world
   community/ Lung-chu Chen and Harold D. Lasswell. New York: St. 
   Martin's, 1967.
4. Cohen, Marc J
   Taiwanese at the crossroads; human rights, political development
   and social change on the beautiful island. Washington: Asia
   Resource Center, 1988.

5. Cooper, John F. 
   A quiet revolution: political development in the Republic of China.
   Washington: Ethics and Public Policy Center, 1988.

6. Formosa today
   Edited by Mark Mancell. New York: F. Praeger, 1964.
   Contributors include Shinkichi Eto, Akira Iriye, Ong Joktik, Maurice
   Meisner, etc.

7. The future of Taiwan: a difference of opinion. 
   Edited by Victor H. Li. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1980.
   Explores the nature and complexity of the Taiwan problem.

8. Kerr, George H
   a. Formosa betrayed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965.
   A historical work on the history of Taiwan during the post-World War 
   II period.
   b. Formosa: licensed revolution and the home rule movement, 1895-1945.
   Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1974.

   c. The Taiwan confrontation crisis. Washington: Formosan Association 
   for Public Affairs, 1985.

9. Hsu, Chung Y.
   The 1991 National Assembly election in Taiwan/ Chung Y. Hsu and 
   Parris Chang. Chicago: North America Taiwanese Professors' 
   Association, 1992.

10. Kiang, Clyde
    The Hakka Odyssey & their Taiwan homeland. Elgin, PA: Allegheny 
    Press, 1992.
    A portion deals with democracy and independence movement in Taiwan
    from Hakka Taiwanese viewpoints.

11. Let Taiwan be Taiwan: documents on the international status of 
    Taiwan. Edited with analysis and commentary by Marc J. Cohen and
    Emma Teng. Washington: Center for Taiwanese International 
    Relations, 1990.

12. Mendel, Douglas
    The politics of Formosan nationalism. Berkeley: University of 
    California Press, 1970.

13. Murray, Stephen O
    Taiwanese culture, Taiwanese society: a critical review of social
    science research done on Taiwan/ Stephen O. Murray and Keelung 
    Hong. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1994.

14. The other Taiwan: 1945 to the present. Edited by Murray A. 
    Rubinstein. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1993.

15. Peng, Ming-min
    A taste of freedom: memoirs of a Formosan independence leader.
    New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1972.

16. Shi, Mei (Su Bing)
    Taiwan's 400 year history. Washington: Taiwanese Cultural
    Grassroots Association, 1986.

17. Wachman, Alan M
    Taiwan: national identity and democratization. New York:
    M.E. Sharpe, 1994.

Books In Japanese

Ito, Ketsu
Taiwan, yon-hyakunen no rekishi to tenbo. (Taiwan, four hundred
years: its history and prospect). Tokyo: Chuyo Koron-sha, 1994.

Koh, Sekai Nihon tochi ka no Taiwan. (Formosa under the Japanese rule: resistance and suppression). Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1972. Kondo, Toshikiyo Taiwan no meiun. (The destiny of Taiwan). Tokyo: Misuzu,1961. Liao, Thomas W. I. Formosanism: Taiwan minhonshugi. (Formosanism: the democracy of Taiwan). Tokyo: Taiwan Minbo-sha, 1956. Lien, Konto Taiwan kyowakoku dokuritsu no shinario: Nihonjin ni shitte hoshi. (The scenario of the independence of Taiwan Republic: for Japanese to know). Tokyo: Hamano, 1995. Lim, Keimei Shirarezaru Taiwan. (The unknown Taiwan). Tokyo: Sanseido, 1970. Lim, Taigen Taiwan dokuritsu o uttaeru. (An appeal for Taiwan Independence). Tokyo: Taiwan Shinbun-sha, 1968. Ng, Yuzin Chiautong Taiwan minshukoku no kenkyu: Taiwan dokuritsu undoshi no ichi dansho. (A study on the Repulic of Formosa: a chapter in the history of the Taiwan Independence Movement). Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1970. Ong, Yoktek Taiwan: kumonsuru sono rekishi. (Taiwan, the history in agony). Tokyo: Kobundo, 1970. Latest, revised edition and Chinese version available. Shi, Mei Taiwanjin yon-hyakunen shi. (The four hundred years of the Taiwanese). Tokyo: Otowa, 1962. Latest, revised edition and Chinese version available.

The above bibliography was compiled by Clyde Kiang. Thanks!
Please note that some titles are available from:
       World United Formosans for Independence
       Mannen Bldg. 8-24 Tomihisacho
       Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162
       Fax in Tokyo: (03)3359-8475
Clyde Kiang (
California University of Pennsylvania
California, Pennsylvania
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