The Meiji Japanese who made modern Taiwan / by Toshio Watanabe ; translated by Robert D. Eldridge.

Author
Watanabe, Toshio, 1939- [Browse]
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Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2022]
Description
xvi, 168 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

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"This book examines the policies and personalities behind Japan's administration of Taiwan from 1895 to 1945. The author examines various important figures that contributed to the development of modern Taiwan, such as Kodama Gentaro, Goto Shinpei, Hatta Yoichi, and others"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Iso Eikichi, the Father of Agriculture in Taiwan -- The "Green Revolution" Brought about by Hōrai Rice -- Taiwan as a Frontier Dream -- Engineers Who Did Not Give Up -- Why the Chianan Irrigation System Succeeded -- Reason, Boldness, and the Administrative Style of Kodama and Gotō -- How England and the United States Saw Japan's Administration of Taiwan -- Conclusion: Why Korea is "Anti-Japanese" and Taiwan "Pro-Japanese".
ISBN
  • 9781666908534 (hardcover)
  • 1666908533 (hardcover)
LCCN
2021059724
OCLC
1290244883
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