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Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Henry T. Chen


This study provides a detailed study of the fishing nation of Taiwan at a regional and local level in order to address the lack of academic research into the Taiwanese fishing industry in comparison to other nations. Over three stages of analysis it identifies the reasons for the rise and decline of Taiwanese distant-water fisheries. The first stage examines the broader historical background, government policy, and birth of the Taiwanese fishing industry. The second explores the industry at a national level, analysing the relationships between fishing, government, military, and ancillary indus ... More

Keywords: Maritime Taiwan, Fishing Industry, Modern Fishing, Postwar Taiwan, Port of Kaohsiung, Fishing Communities, Shipbuilding, Taiwanese Social History, Taiwanese Economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780973893496
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Henry T. Chen, author