Country details

TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA Links (3)   Materials (3)   Books (8)   
Alpha two code: TW   Alpha three code: TWN   Numeric code: 158
Languages: HAKKA CHINESE [Details], KALMYK-OIRAT [Details], MANDARIN CHINESE [Details], MIN NAN CHINESE [Details], TIBETAN [Details], UYGHUR [Details]
Remark: Includes Penghu (Pescadores) Islands
Subdivisions: 2 special municipalities, 5 municipalities (shih [zh]), 16 districts (hsien [zh])
Kaohsiung, Taipei, Chiayi, Hsinchu, Keelung, Taichung, Tainan, Changhua, Chiayi, Hsinchu, Hualien, Ilan, Kaohsiung, Miaoli, Nantou, Penghu, Pingtung, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei, Taitung, Taoyuan, Yunlin
Romanization system: Official romanization system approved by Taiwan in 1972
Links
1   Language in Taiwan Today
http://www.gio.gov.tw/taiwan-website/5-gp/yearbook/2001/chpt03-4.htm
2   The Republic of China Yearbook - Taiwan 2001
http://www.gio.gov.tw/taiwan-website/5-gp/yearbook/2001/index.htm
3   The World Factbook 2002- Taiwan
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/tw.html

Materials
1  Distribution of Regional Dialects in Taiwan
2  Taiwan (1)
3  Taiwan (2)

Books
1   Feifel, Karl-Eugen: Language Attitudes in Taiwan: A Social Evaluation of Language in Social Change
2   Hansell, Mark Donald: Lexical Borrowing in Taiwan. Ph.D. dissertation
3   Kubler, Cornelius C.: The Development of Mandarin in Taiwan: A Case Study of Language Contact
4   Murray, Stephen O. & Keelung Hong: Taiwanese culture, Taiwanese society: a critical review of social science research done on Taiwan
5   Rubinstein, Murray A.(ed.): The other Taiwan: 1945 to the present
6   Wachman, Alan M.: Taiwan: national identity and democratization
7   Young, Russell: Language Maintenance and Language Shift Among the Chinese on Taiwan
8   van den Berg, Marinus E.: Language Planning and Language Use in Taiwan: A Study of Language Choice Behavior in Public Settings




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