Naval War College Review


Grant F. Rhode


As a native Taiwanese deeply steeped in Chinese historical and philosophical sources, Chun-chieh Huang adds dimen- sions that are less emphasized in many other perceptive books on contemporary Taiwan. A prolific scholar of treatises on Confucian thought, Huang believes that Taiwan can bring much to contempo- rary Confucian thinking, since Taiwan interprets the world through a lens of contemporary and vibrant democracy— as opposed to China’s legacy of the Cultural Revolution and party control.