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  • By making colonization safe and calculable, the company catalyzed the sinification of Taiwan.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • I decided to keep the title How Taiwan Became Chinese because that is what this book is about. 1 It examines the first and most important stage of Taiwan's sinification.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • Either way, it will remain, in culture and social structure, deeply Chinese, the result of the long-term process of colonization and sinification that began in the odd but instructive Sino-Dutch colony of the seventeenth century.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • Indeed, the alarming sinification of Paul is a subplot of the novel.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • Thus there were now two realms in North China, one undergoing progressive sinification, the other falling back to the old traditions of the Huns.

    A History of China

  • Chinese obtained an official post, he was followed by countless others; but when a Toba had a position he remained alone, and so the sinification of the Toba empire went on incessantly.

    A History of China

  • All the still existing remains of Toba tribes who had eluded sinification moved into this western empire.

    A History of China

  • However, the former DPP lawmakers contended that the government had focused too much on the Chinese negotiations, saying that although the DPP was not against free trade, "globalization does not equal sinification."

    Taipei Times

  • Chinese immigration and promoting large-scale sinification.

    Taipei Times

  • Yang Yanjie, a historian from mainland China, argues that the pirates Yan Siqi and Zheng Zhilong established "political authority" (政權) on Taiwan before the arrival of the Dutch. 11 His aim is to show that Chinese claims to Taiwan predate the Dutch, and he overstates his case (he also, perhaps intentionally, conflates Taiwan with the Penghu Islands, using the anachronistic term Tai-Peng, 台澎), but he does make an important point: Chinese pirate-merchant organizations may have contributed to the sinification of Taiwan.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese


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  • refers to making something more Chinese, or using more Chinese content.

    "server sinification..." "... refers to the transfer of Chinese banking systems from foreign servers to those manufactured and maintained by Chinese companies." - South China Morning Post article - China’s “Server Sinification” Campaign for Import Substitution: Strategy and Snowden (Part 2)

    January 26, 2015