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Author Kagan, Richard C., 1938-

Title Taiwan's statesman : Lee Teng-Hui and democracy in Asia / Richard C. Kagan
Published Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 231 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Why Lee Teng-Hui? -- Taiwan: archipelago, colony, stateless nation -- Childhood: seeking a wider world -- War, marriage, and the Christian gospel -- The Cornell years: democracy experienced -- Politicizing a technocrat -- Goethe's Faust in Taiwan: transformed into a Zen-Christian governor -- Dismantling the party state: from liberalization to democracy -- Democracy in Taiwan -- Military and cross-strait strategy, 1991-2000 -- Inventing the "new" Taiwan -- Lee's stewardship of Taiwan: from one-party rule to democracy -- Why is Lee a statesman?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-226) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Lee, Teng-hui.
Presidents -- Taiwan -- Biography.
Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 1988-2000.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1612517552 (e-book)
9781612517551 (e-book)
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(alk. paper)