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Taiwan - the country's history

* Study the history of great country through interactive reading *

* Study the history of great country through interactive reading *

Taiwan - the country's history

by Evgeny Erohin
Taiwan - the country's history
Taiwan - the country's history

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* Study the history of great country through interactive reading *

Taiwan - the country's history

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Version
1.0
Rating
NA
Size
25Mb
Genre
Reference Family
Last updated
April 24, 2016
Release date
April 24, 2016
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* Study the history of great country through interactive reading *
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The history of Taiwan dates back tens of thousands of years to the earliest known evidence of human habitation. The sudden appearance of an agrarian culture around 3000 BC is believed to reflect the arrival of the ancestors of today's Taiwanese aborigines. The island was colonized by the Dutch in the 17th century, followed by an influx of Han Chinese including Hakka immigrants from areas of Fujian and Guangdong of mainland China, across the Taiwan Strait. The Spanish also built a settlement in the north for a brief period, but were driven out by the Dutch in 1642. In 1662, Koxinga, a loyalist of the Ming dynasty, who had lost control of mainland China in 1644, defeated the Dutch and established a base of operations on the island. His forces were defeated by the Qing dynasty in 1683, and parts of Taiwan became increasingly integrated into the Qing empire. Following the First Sino-Japanese War in 1895, the Qing ceded the island, along with Penghu, to the Empire of Japan. Taiwan produced rice and sugar to be exported to the Empire of Japan, and also served as a base for the Japanese colonial expansion into Southeast Asia and the Pacific during World War II....

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