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Bridging the Strait: Taiwan, China, and the Prospects for Reunification
Bridging the Strait: Taiwan, China, and the Prospects for Reunification
By Hsin-Hsing Wu
Oxford University Press, 1994, 346 pp
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The relationship between Taiwan and the People's Republic of China is one of the most critical bilateral relationships in East Asia. China refuses to give up the right to use force if Taiwan declares independence and a pro-independence political party is gaining strength in Taiwan. An insightful book on this relationship, particularly from a Taiwanese scholar, would be very useful. Unfortunately, this book is not it. It is virtually devoid of analysis or practical policy recommendations.