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Narrow Gauge Railways Of Taiwan

Author : Michael Reilly
ISBN : 1900340461
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 58.38 MB
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For many years the railway network of Taiwan was considered too far "off the beaten track" by many European railway enthusiasts. However, those that did make the journey were rewarded by a plethora of fascinating railway systems, each with its own idiosyncrasies. In this book, Taiwan expert Michael Reilly documents these narrow gauge lines, in many cases recorded for the first time in the English language. Book jacket.
Category: Transportation

Sugar Heritage And Tourism In Transition

Author : Prof. Lee Jolliffe
ISBN : 9781845413897
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 40.1 MB
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Sugar as a global commodity has shaped our world, impacting cultures and influencing cuisine. The heritage of sugar is investigated in the context of globalization and tourism development. Facets of the sugar story include colonization, enslavement, decolonization and postcolonial tourism while cultural practices traced to sugar include carnival and confectionery as souvenirs. However, what happens where sugar is still produced, where production is in decline, or where the country has exited from producing? How is sugar engrained in national identities and how does this influence tourism? From the perspectives of contributing authors, destination examples include Brazil, India, Taiwan, New Zealand, Australia, Barbados, Cuba, Dominican Republic, St. Lucia, and St. Kitts. This is the first work examining sugar heritage in relation to tourism from a global perspective, identifying related tourism directions.
Category: Business & Economics

The Rough Guide To Taiwan

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9781789194814
Genre : TRAVEL
File Size : 45.57 MB
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Discover this fascinating destination with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to sample oyster omelettes at Keelung Night Market, catch some waves at Kenting National Park or marvel at the National Palace Museum's fabulous art collection, The Rough Guide to Taiwan will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. - Full-colour maps throughout - navigate Taipei's elaborate grid network or Tainan's ancient streets without needing to get online. - Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. - Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of Taiwan's best sights and experiences. - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed regional coverage - whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Taipei; Tainan; Meinong; Kinmen; Lugang; Lanyu; Matsu Islands; East Rift Valley; Alishan National Scenic Area and East Coast National Scenic Area. Attractions include: Taroko National Park; Kenting National Park; Chung Tai Chan Monastery; Sun Moon Lake; Yushan; National Palace Museum; night markets and hot springs. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, and more. - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, Taiwan's indigenous peoples, religion, arts and culture, books, plus a handy language section and glossary. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Taiwan.
Category: TRAVEL

Taiwan S Economic Transformation

Author : Tai-Chün Kuo
ISBN : 9780415665902
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 54.53 MB
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"This book charts the period before Taiwan's post-war economic miracle took hold (1949-1965) and proffers that it was the Kuomintang Government's endorsement of property rights reform and institutional change that enabled Taiwan to transform from an impoverished command economy to a market-based economy, which in turn led to Taiwan becoming one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Using first-hand interview material with key government officials from the period, and analysis of hitherto unused Chinese-language archives, this book is empirically very rich. It also gives the reader insights into Taiwan's developmental experience and the direction in which, under different circumstances, China's post-war development might have proceeded. Taiwan's Economic Transition will be an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the economic and political history and development of Taiwan. More broadly it will also appeal to scholars and students of China's historical and contemporary development"--
Category: Business & Economics

Taiwan S Environmental Struggle

Author : Jack Williams
ISBN : 9781134062836
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 46.25 MB
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Taiwan experienced a highly successful economic transformation in the last 50 years that produced one of Asia’s genuine ‘miracles’ of modern development, in terms of improvement in per capita income and overall quality of material well being for its citizens. The process, though, involved rapid industrialization and urbanization, and breakneck mass consumption, that inevitably resulted in rapid escalation in degradation of the island’s fragile air, water, and land, and produced some of the worst environmental pollution to be found anywhere in Asia This book examines the causes of Taiwan's environmental predicament, engaging in Taiwan's unique geological, geographical, demographical, political, industrial, historical and economic circumstances. In addition, Jack Williams and Ch'ang-yi David Chang assess the efforts of the government, NGOs and private citizens to create a "green" environmentally sustainable island, with a high tech economy based on the silicon chip, the backbone of Taiwan’s highly successful IT industry. Finally the authors discuss what can be done to improve Taiwan's environmental future. As the first commercially available book in English on Taiwan’s environmental problems this is an invaluable read for students and scholars interested in environmental studies, sustainable development and the island of Taiwan.
Category: Political Science

Taiwan Formosa

Author :
ISBN : IND:30000061605592
Genre : Taiwan
File Size : 30.88 MB
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Author : Zhengxiang Chen
ISBN : IND:30000041716998
Genre : Formosa
File Size : 67.58 MB
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Category: Formosa


Author : United Nations. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East
ISBN : UOM:39015026977358
Genre : Chemical industry
File Size : 47.94 MB
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Category: Chemical industry

Directory Of Taiwan

Author :
ISBN : UCAL:B3403738
Genre : Taiwan
File Size : 53.67 MB
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Category: Taiwan