|[a] Contestation RF|
|[b] Bitter PD|
—"Caves" was the largest English-language bookstore in Taipei in the mid-1980s.
—"ROC" refers to "Republic of China," the government that was established after the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911; when the Nationalists fled to Taiwan in the late-1940s, they referred to the ROC as the legitimate government of China, which only happened to control one province.
—This was 1985. The "Tiananmen Incident" (June 1989) was still four years away.
|[c] Perspectival RF|