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Exhibit – Beautiful Island: Taiwan’s Journey to Democracy

January 10, 2019 - February 15, 2019

poster for Beautiful Island: Taiwan's Journey to Democracy Exhibit

Today, Taiwan is a prosperous democracy with a thriving civil society.  How did it come about?  This exhibit tells the epic story.

The exhibit is structured into areas of focus including the introduction: Who are the Taiwanese? And parts 1 through 5 covering the topics Taiwan Prior to 1895, Japanese Colonial Rule and Resistance (1895-1945), Repression During the Cold War (1945-1975), Democratization (1975-1996), and Taiwanese Identity and Two-party Rule (1996-2017)

This exhibit will run January 10, 2019 though February 15, 2019, and is available for viewing in the front lobby of Hawaii State Library during regular library hours.

Exhibit Organizer:
Ai-Taiwan Foundation

Sponsors:
National Culture and Arts Foundation
Taiwan Foundation for Democracy

Facilitators:
East Asia Center, University of Washington
East Asia Library, University of Washington
Taiwan Studies Program, University of Washington
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Hawaii State Library

Details

Start:
January 10, 2019
End:
February 15, 2019
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Organizer

Language Literature and History Section
Phone:
586-3499

Island

Oahu

Recommended for

Adults

Branch

Oahu – Hawaii State Library
478 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States
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Phone:
808-586-3500