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How Taiwan became Chinese: Dutch, Spanish, and Han Colonization in the Seventeenth Century

In this book, Tonio Andrade tells the story of a wild and uncultivated island originally inhabited by aboriginal hunters and traders. From 1600, this island became the object of desire for a number of different cultural groups, among them migrants from the southern Chinese province of Fujian, representatives of the Spanish crown, Japanese and DutchContinue reading “How Taiwan became Chinese: Dutch, Spanish, and Han Colonization in the Seventeenth Century”