Nationalist China


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Nationalist China

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(Placename) an unofficial name for (the Republic of) China
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Noun1.Nationalist China - a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao ZedongNationalist China - a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
capital of Taiwan, Taipeh, Taipei - the capital of Nationalist China; located in northern Taiwan
Taichung - a city in Taiwan
South China Sea - a tropical arm of the Pacific Ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons
Chinese - a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China
Taiwanese - a native or inhabitant of Taiwan
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Taiwan, which should have become an independent state after it was detached from the Japanese Empire, was instead promised to the moribund regime of Nationalist China and became the last stronghold of that regime after it lost the civil war on the mainland.
Then there are lesser murdering regimes, such as Nationalist China, Japan, Turkey, Vietnam and Mexico.
1954 - US signs security pact with Nationalist China, now Taiwan.
Chang Jui-Te recounts Tibet's efforts to preserve its de facto independence and complete autonomy and Jiang's effort to extend Nationalist China to the limits of the Qing Empire through non-violent means.
a) To establish formal diplomatic relations with a greater number of African countries; 18 African countries still have relations with Nationalist China, against only 14 so far in relations with Peking.
A similar historiographical and intellectual enterprise also occurred in Taiwan in the 1950s when Nationalist China (Republic of China) resettled there after having lost the Civil War [1945-1949] and the mainland to the Communist forces (The People's Republic of China).
People's China was not recognized by UN since UN Permanent membership in the Security Council was held by Nationalist China or Republic of China.
Indeed, as the eminent historian Wang Gungwu has pointed out, the first maps to claim the South China Sea were Japanese, and were inherited by Nationalist China.
Using this framework Xu shows how various Chinese leaders from different periods (the end of Qing dynasty; the early republic, nationalist China, civil war, Maoist period, post-Mao reforms) recognized and used sport for national and international purposes.
Indeed, based on Yu's description, youth baseball programs in nationalist China in the second half of the twentieth century do not sound significantly different from the rigorous, occasionally brutal training athletes undergo in the Communist People's Republic of China.
Between Assimilation and Independence: The Taiwanese Encounter Nationalist China, 1945-50.
Not only has Nationalist China been replaced by Communist China, and the Soviet Union by its Russian core, but nations outside of that inner circle have grown in size and influence.