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Mixing Memory and Desire

Mahlon Meyer

in Remembering China from Taiwan

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9789888083862
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209091 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083862.003.0003
Mixing Memory and Desire

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Recounts nationalist soldiers and civilians, in defeat, realizing they are stuck on Taiwan and their attempts to mingle with locals, marry and make a place for themselves amidst the dread of loss and isolation from their place in history.

Keywords: Taipei; Taiwan; Kuomintang; Chiang Kai-shek; Oral history

Chapter.  29568 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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