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Title China's island frontier : studies in the historical geography of Taiwan / edited by Ronald G. Knapp
Published Honolulu : University Press of Hawaii and Research Corp. of the University of Hawaii, ©1980


Description 1 online resource (xv, 296 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Part one : Migration and rural settlement -- From aboriginal island to Chinese frontier : the development of Taiwan before 1683 / Wen-hsiung Hsu -- Cultural contact and the migration of Taiwan's aborigines : a historical perspective / I-shou Wang -- Settlement and frontier land tenure / Ronald G. Knapp -- The Chinese settlement of the I-lan Plain / Cho-yun Hsu -- Frontier social organization and social disorder in Ch'ing Taiwan / Wen-hsiung Hsu -- Sequent occupance and place names / Chiao-min Hsieh -- Part two : Urbanization and economic integration -- Walled cities and towns in Taiwan / Tao-chang Chiang -- Lu-kang : a city and its trading system / Donald R. Deglopper -- The development and structure of transportation networks in Taiwan : 1600-1972 / Yi-rong Ann Hsu, Clifton W. Pannell, James O. Wheeler -- Push car railways and Taiwan's development / Ronald G. Knapp -- Sugar : the sweetener in Taiwan's development / Jack F. Williams
Notes "Five of the essays ... expanded from papers presented at the 1977 meeting of the Association of American Geographers"--Page ix
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-287) and indexes
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Subject HISTORY -- Asia -- General.
Historical geography.
Historische geografie.
Taiwan -- Historical geography
Form Electronic book
Author Knapp, Ronald G., 1940-
Association of American Geographers.
ISBN 9780824880040