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China, Taiwan, and the Offshore Islands
China, Taiwan, and the Offshore Islands
By Thomas E. Stolper
Sharpe, 1985, 170 pp
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This is an impressive, well-documented case study of the fighting in the Taiwan Strait in 1954-55 which sheds much light on the more general problem of how the Chinese use limited force. There is a stimulating final chapter on Chinese irredentism.