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China's island frontier : studies in the historical geography of Taiwan / edited by Ronald G. Knapp.

; Association of American Geographers
Honolulu : University Press of Hawaii : [1980] .
ISBN 082480743X, 9780824807436

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Other Authors Knapp, Ronald G., 1940-
Association of American Geographers.
Subjects Historical geography.
Historische geografie.
Taiwan -- Géographie historique.
Taiwan -- Historical geography.
Taiwan.
Description xv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
[1980]
©1980
Notes "Five of the essays ... expanded from papers presented at the 1977 meeting of the Association of American Geographers."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 -- Frontiersocial 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.
Geographic Area Taiwan
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6487409
(OCoLC)ocm06487409
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