Why Taiwan Matters: Small Island, Global Powerhouse, Updated Edition By Shelley Rigger

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Very good book, wonderful value. Kindle Edition, Hardcover, Paperback A clear, sympathetic, and well written introduction to modern Taiwan. Rigger's professional focus is politics and international relations and these naturally get fully covered, especially the transition to democracy and the dilemmas of Taiwan/US policy. But the business Kindle Edition, Hardcover, Paperback

Now in an updated paperback edition, Why Taiwan Matters offers a comprehensive but compact introduction to a country that exercises a role in the world far greater than its tiny size would indicate Leading expert Shelley Rigger explains how Taiwan became such a key global player, highlighting economic and political breakthroughs so impressive they have been called miracles She links these accomplishments to Taiwan s determined society, vibrant culture, and unique history Drawing on arts, economics, politics, and international relations, Rigger explores Taiwan s importance to China, the United States, and the world Considering where Taiwan may be headed in its wary standoff with China, she traces how the focus of Taiwan s domestic politics has shifted to a Taiwan centered strategy All readers interested in Asia and international affairs will find this an accessible and entertaining overview, replete with human interest stories and colorful examples of daily life in Taiwan Why Taiwan Matters: Small Island, Global Powerhouse, Updated Edition