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Special Collections – Selects of Invasion of Taiwan in 1895
Since 16th century, Taiwan has been an important stronghold in a process of competition between western and eastern empire. A develop of Taiwan history interacts with China and world history. In 1894, because of Joseon problems, Qing dynasty and Japan broke out a war, which put Taiwan into a tempestuous and changeful historical trend. When the time went into 1895, several battles happened in our country and familiar locations due to Japanese invasion of Taiwan. Until the Qing Dragon Flag flew away to the Island of Formosa be covered with the Sun flag, people of the Island of Formosa finally became new subjects, who went through double baptism with colonialism and modernization in 50 years.
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Chen Cheng-po (1895-1947) is the famous Western style painter in Taiwan. He was also the first Taiwanese artist whose works were selected into the Imperial Art Exhibition. Besides his devotion to painting, Chen was also an advocate of art education throughout his life. You can discover Chen's unusual life and important paintings through this website.

By the support of the National Digital Archives Program, researchers went to the oversea archiving organizations and brought back plenty of digital archives of rare and valuable Chinese old map. There are many stories and history hidden in the maps. ITH cooperates with ASCDC to maintain this website in order to provide the access to the public.

National Repository of Cultural Heritage was built by Council for Cultural Affairs, Taiwan. It embodies the full-text or digital images and metadata of historical photos, fine arts, music, drama, dancing, caricature, literature, architecture, movie, paleo-map, antiques, newspapers, Chinese poetry, historical records and news video. The website is only in Chinese.

This database is built by Taiwan Ministry of the Interior. It embodies Taiwan Gazetteer, Taiwan historical maps and the combination of the two. The Gazetteer includes place names and their pronounciation, history, and images. Through the display of place names on historical maps, it reveals the spatial context of history. 

This website built by National Central Library embodies digital archives of Taiwan local document collections. The collections are held by National Central Library, the libraries of local cultural affairs bureau, cultural and historical workshops etc. The materials include antiques, historical monuments, cultural landscapes, local documents, materials published by local governments and cultural and historical workshops, and those concerning folk custom, industry, literature, arts etc. The website is only in Chinese.

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