In the 17th Century, transformation under the Dutch and Zheng regimes
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ZhengZhiLong (Nicholas Gespeat) was one of the most dominant pirate or merchant in the early 17 th
century (late 16th century). He came from Fukien but he is specific
Taiwan itself was not incorporated into the Yuan Chinese Empire until after 1683 by the Manchu Qing
dynasty. It is difficult for scholars to know why the dynasties back then did not try to incorporate Taiwan
into its territory. Some scholars
Before the 17th Century, aboriginal people and Chinese contacts
Taiwan anthropologist said in a conference in 1993, There was no Chinese mainland 10,000 years ago
only the Asian continentwhen and if Taiwan aboriginal people migrated from the north to Taiw
March 5, 2012
Taiwan was seeded to Japan through a treaty known as "Shimonoseki" or "Ma Guan"
or "Horse pass". From 1895 to 1945, Taiwan was under Japanese Rule and during
this period TW underwent both the process of colonization nd the process of
Under Qing Dynasty Rule
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1683 - 1895 (112 years). Compare with the short period by Dutch and Koxinga regime or even the later
Japanese regime. Dutch only lasted about 30 years. Zheng family lasted 22 years.
Early stage from 1683 to 1780:
Taiwan itself was not incorporated into the Yuan Chinese Empire until after 1683 by the Manchu Qing dynasty. It is difficult for scholars
to know why the dynasties back then did not try to incorporate Taiwan into its territory. Some scholars
Yunlin Massacre: happened in 1896 in Yunlin area, local populations armed resistance to against Japan.
Japanese military suppressed the rebellion in one year. Over 16000 died. Japan agree to offer compensation
The principle of homeland extens
Dutch established two fortifications called Fort Zeelandia () and Fort Provintia() in
Fort Zeelandia was established in 1632 by using cement from Chinese mainland and
stone and brick from Batavia in Indonesia.
Fort Provintia was built on th