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By Hsiao-ting Lin

Defeated via Mao Zedong, Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalists fled to Taiwan to set up a rival nation, thereby developing the 2 Chinas problem that vexes foreign international relations to at the present time. Hsiao-ting Lin demanding situations this traditional narrative, displaying the various methods the advert hoc construction of this no longer totally sovereign nation was once unintended and serendipitous.

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