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Contemporary Taiwanese Cultural Nationalism : Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia - A-Chin Hsiau

Contemporary Taiwanese Cultural Nationalism

Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

Hardcover Published: 18th May 2000
ISBN: 9780415226486
Number Of Pages: 236

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Drawing on a wide range of Chinese historical and contemporary texts, Contemporary Taiwanese Cultural Nationalism addresses diverse subjects including nationalist literature; language ideology; the crafting of a national history; the impact of Japanese colonialism and the increasingly strained relationship between China and Taiwan. This book is essential reading for all scholars of the history, culture and politics of Taiwan.

Introduction
The people, language, and history: an outline
Contemporary scholarship on nationalism and the study of Taiwanese nationalism
Dominated ethnic groups, nationalism and humanist intellectuals
Cultural nationalism and political nationalism
The politics of cultural uniqueness
Modernization ideology and cultural nationalism
The question of dissemination channels
The organization of the book
Japanese colonialism and literary and linguistic reforms in colonial Taiwan
Japanese colonialism and Taiwanese resistance in the 1920s
Japanese linguistic assimilationism
Literary and linguistic reforms in colonial Taiwan
Conclusion
Postwar linguistic problems, literary development, and the debate on Hsiang-t'u Literature
Early Mainlander-Taiwanese contact and the linguistic problem
Early KMT rule and the 2-28 incident
The 1947-49 literary discussion
KMT rule in the 1950s and 1960s
Combat literature, KMT ideology, and the development of modernist literature in the 1950s and 1960s
The debate on 'Hsiang-t'u' literature
Conclusion
Crafting a national literature
Native Taiwanese writers in the 1950s
The early history of Taiwan literature and Li Poetry Magazine
KMT rule and the rising of the Taiwanese opposition movement in the 1970s
The debate on Taiwanese consciousness and 'Hsiang-t'u' literature
Ch'en Ying-Chen, Yeh Shih-T'ao, and 'Hsiang-t'u' literature: 'pro-China' versus 'pro-Taiwan'
'De-Sinocizing' Taiwanese literature: the first half of the 1980s
Political changes since 1986
Crafting a national culture: the second half of the 1980s and after
Crafting a national literature
Conclusion
Crafting a national language
The official language policy and its consequences
Crafting a national language
The Hoklo writing system and Taiwanese nationalism
Hoklo literature and Taiwanese literature redefined: bringing language in
Conclusion
Crafting a national history
KMT rule and the pro-China view of history
The development of the pro-Taiwan view of history and Taiwanese nationalism
Conclusion
Conclusion
Taiwanese nationalism as an historical 'latecomer'
Taiwanese cultural nationalism reconsidered
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ISBN: 9780415226486
ISBN-10: 0415226481
Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 236
Published: 18th May 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1

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