By Shih-shan Henry Tsai

The e-book is an account of Taiwan's evolving nationwide attention informed throughout the biography of its former President Lee Teng-hui--the vital determine within the island's political transformation over the last 20 years. In describing the wider old and social context of some of the phases of Lee's lifestyles, the e-book additionally analyzes Taiwan's personal evolution up to now century as a eastern colony, a Leninist party-state dictatorship, after which an American-inspired fledgling democracy.

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