Lin, Hsiao-ting.

Accidental state : Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the making of Taiwan / Hsiao-ting Lin. - Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2016. - vii, 338 p. : ill., maps.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-321) and index.

1. Taiwan in the balance -- 2. A troubled beginning -- 3. Reformulating U.S. policy toward Taiwan -- 4. Chiang Kai-shek in eclipse -- 5. Last gasp on the mainland -- 6. Floating state, divided strategy -- 7. U.S. military and security policy goes underground -- 8. The island redoubt reinvigorated -- 9. Between mainland and maritime strategies -- 10. The making of an island state.

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Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975.


Taiwan -- History.
Taiwan -- Politics and government -- 1945-1975.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953.
Taiwan -- Foreign relations -- 1945-
China -- Foreign relations.
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