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Introduction: Chinese Australian Women, Migration, and Mobility

Kate Bagnall and Julia T. Martínez

in Locating Chinese Women: Historical Mobility between China and Australia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9789888528615
eISBN:
9789888268658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528615.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reviews the state of the field of Chinese Australian women’s history and provides an introduction to the historical presence of women of Chinese heritage in Australia. For too many years ... More


Reading Gender in Early Chinese Australian Newspapers

Mei-fen Kuo

in Locating Chinese Women: Historical Mobility between China and Australia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9789888528615
eISBN:
9789888268658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528615.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Although women were largely absent from male-dominated Chinese community discussions on democratic values, brotherhood, diaspora unity, and Han-identity nationalism, they were not absent from Chinese ... More


Chinese Australian Brides, Photography, and the White Wedding

Sophie Couchman

in Locating Chinese Women: Historical Mobility between China and Australia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9789888528615
eISBN:
9789888268658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528615.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Despite ‘unchanging tradition’ being a key characteristic of the white wedding, the cultural practices that make up the white wedding have evolved and become integrally linked to the creation of the ... More


Mary Chong and Gwen Fong: University-Educated Chinese Australian Women

Julia T. Martínez

in Locating Chinese Women: Historical Mobility between China and Australia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9789888528615
eISBN:
9789888268658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528615.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Mary Chong and Gwen Fong were among the first female university graduates in Australia of Chinese heritage. They both went on to path-breaking careers, demonstrating a strong commitment to public and ... More


Missing Ruby

Antonia Finnane

in Locating Chinese Women: Historical Mobility between China and Australia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9789888528615
eISBN:
9789888268658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528615.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In July 1925, the body of a young Chinese-Australian woman was dragged out of the harbour in Fremantle, Western Australia. An inquest ensued, leading to the trial of her husband for ... More


Exception or Example? Ham Hop’s Challenge to White Australia

Kate Bagnall

in Locating Chinese Women: Historical Mobility between China and Australia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9789888528615
eISBN:
9789888268658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528615.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter revisits a well-known immigration case from the early White Australia period. In 1913, Ham Hop, the wife of fruit merchant Poon Gooey, was made to leave Australia with the couple’s two ... More


The “Invisible Work” of Women: Gender and Philanthropic Sociability in the Evolution of Early Chinese Australian Voluntary Organizations

Mei-fen Kuo

in Chinese Diaspora Charity and the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528264
eISBN:
9789888528929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528264.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores how Chinese cultural expressions of charity, based on interpersonal relationships (guanxi) and native place (tongxiang) ties, came to mix and interact with contrasting ... More


Locating Chinese Women: Historical Mobility between China and Australia

Kate Bagnall and Julia T. Martínez (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9789888528615
eISBN:
9789888268658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528615.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This ground-breaking edited collection draws together Australian historical scholarship on Chinese women, their gendered migrations, and their mobile lives between China and Australia. It considers ... More


Ambiguous attachments: creations of diasporic aesthetics and migratory imagery in Chinese Australian art

Birgit Mersmann

in Art and Migration: Revisioning the Borders of Community

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526149701
eISBN:
9781526166500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526149718.00011
Subject:
Art, Art History

The inclusion of Chinese contemporary art in the exhibition, collection, and market circles of the global contemporary art world, was brought about by both the global response to the rise of China as ... More


Women and Guangdong Native-Place Charity in Chinese Australian Pentecostalism: “The Miracle of Grace”

Denise A. Austin

in Chinese Diaspora Charity and the Cantonese Pacific, 1850-1949

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528264
eISBN:
9789888528929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528264.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents a case study of Christian charity work among mobile Chinese of the Cantonese Pacific which suggests that the pull of native place charity was not weaker among women Christian ... More


Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Benjamin Mountford

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Towards the end of the nineteenth century the British Empire was confronted by two great Chinese questions. The first of these questions (often known as the ‘Far Eastern question’ to contemporaries) ... More


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