This week, we start a history of the Japanese occupation of Taiwan. How did Japan come to conquer the island, and what did its conquest entail for the Japanese and for the inhabitants?
Alsford, Nikki. Transitions to Modernity in Taiwan
Cheung, Sui-Wai, editor. Colonial Administration and Land Reform in East Asia.
Teng, Emma. Taiwan’s Imagined Geography.
Morris, Andrew D. Japanese Taiwan: Colonial Rule and its Contested Legacy.