Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
1400210 The History of Taiwan 2.0 2
Description The history of Taiwan originated from the aboriginal culture in which no written languages were included. In the 17th century when the Spanish and the Netherlands were competing for the maritime power, the Hans immigrated into the island and became the main resident. The course will be taught in the temporal order: colonial periods under the Spanish and the Netherlands, Zheng's Kingdom, Taiwan under the Qing Dynasty, Taiwan under the Japanese Domination and Taiwan under the Nationalist Government. All the significant events and important figures will be discussed in class--on politics, religion, culture, economy and social development.