042307 - 042307 HIST 278 I. Big division between rural and...

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042307 HIST 278 I. Big division between rural and urban areas – Rae Yang’s experience of living with rural people who actually really accepted the youth who were sent down there to help them was not common. The farmers had to support people who did not know how to farm – the farmers had to support them II. Taiwan a. Economy picked up, trading in particular picked up b. Connections between Taiwan and the mainland emerge – not too many Chinese settlers on Taiwan. Aborigines population. c. Taiwan involved in global affairs – including global conflicts d. Dutch trying to win over the settlers – migration of mostly people from right across the straight – Fujin province and northern Canton e. Qing are the first Chinese regime to take over Taiwan and to administer it – ethnic patterns/native place patterns that in many way still shape Taiwan’s policy and politics today f. Taiwanese now – descendants of the early settlers from the 17 th , 18 th , early 19 th century. g. Taiwanese language – southern Fujin dialect h. Shipping, improving harbors, building railroads, education i. Oriented the economy towards the Japanese imperial economy so that for
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course HIST 278 taught by Professor Giersch during the Spring '07 term at Wellesley College.

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