Bruce Jacobs

Emeritus Prof

1971 …2019

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J. Bruce Jacobs, Professor of Asian Languages and Studies, received his AB., MA and PhD degrees from Columbia University in the United States. He also studied as a postgraduate student in the History Research Institute of National Taiwan University and has been an Exchange Scholar and a Concurrent Professor at Nanjing University.

A specialist in Chinese and Taiwan politics and society, his publications include many books, journal articles and book chapters in Chinese and English.

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Research Output

Myth and Reality in Taiwan’s Democratisation

Jacobs, J. B., 2019, In : Asian Studies Review. 43, 1, p. 164-177 14 p.

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Changing Taiwanese Identities

Jacobs, J. B. (ed.) & Kang, P. (ed.), 2018, Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge. 142 p.

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Indigenous Reconciliation? The Case of Taiwan

Jacobs, J. B., 2017, In : Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs. 3, 2, p. 31-36 6 p.

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Jacobs, J. B., 3 Aug 2017, Changing Taiwanese Identities. Taylor & Francis, p. 1-11 11 p.

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Jacobs, J. B., 2017, Changing Taiwanese Identities. Jacobs, B. & Kang, P. (eds.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 1-11 11 p. (Routledge Research on Taiwan Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review