The Resource Crisis and commitment : United States policy toward Taiwan, 1950-1955, Robert Accinelli, (ebook)

Crisis and commitment : United States policy toward Taiwan, 1950-1955, Robert Accinelli, (ebook)

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Crisis and commitment : United States policy toward Taiwan, 1950-1955
Title
Crisis and commitment
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United States policy toward Taiwan, 1950-1955
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Robert Accinelli
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Language
eng
Summary
This analytical study examines in comprehensive detail the making of the American military and political commitment to Taiwan during the first half of the 1950s. Starting with President Truman's declaration in January 1950 that the United States would not militarily assist Taiwan's Nationalist Chinese government, Robert Accinelli shows why Washington subsequently reversed this position and ultimately chose to embrace Taiwan as a highly valued ally. Accinelli analyzes this critical reversal within the context of shifting international circumstances and domestic developments such as McCarthyism and the Truman-MacArthur controversy. In addition to describing the growth of a close but uneasy relationship between the United States and the Nationalist regime, he focuses on the importance of the Taiwan issue in America's relations with the People's Republic of China and Great Britain. He concludes his study with an analysis of the 1954-55 confrontation between the United States and China over Quemoy and Matsu and other Nationalist-held offshore islands. According to Accinelli, neither the Korean War nor the Indochina War divided the United States and China more fundamentally during this period than did the issue of U.S.-Taiwanese relations. Originally published in 1996.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value
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Midwest
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Accinelli, Robert
Dewey number
327.7305124/9
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • United States
  • Taiwan
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adult
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Crisis and commitment : United States policy toward Taiwan, 1950-1955, Robert Accinelli, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780807872918
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12049305
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remote
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12049305
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MWT12049305
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Crisis and commitment : United States policy toward Taiwan, 1950-1955, Robert Accinelli, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807872918
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12049305
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12049305
System control number
MWT12049305
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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