Whither Taiwan and Mainland China (Hardcover)

National Identity, the State, and Intellectuals

By Zhidong Hao

Hong Kong University Press, 9789622091009, 248pp.

Publication Date: February 9, 2010

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The book examines the historical development of national identity across the Taiwan Strait, and argues for a hybrid of federation and confederation as a compromise solution to the current political impasse. It emphasizes the important role of the state and intellectuals in shaping national identities across the Strait.

About the Author

Zhidong Hao is associate professor in the Department of Sociology, the University of Macau.