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Graham Russell Gao Hodges

in Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139637
eISBN:
9789882208698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139637.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses Anna May Wong's much heralded first trip to China in 1936. It also looks into the controversy in China whether to accept her and the furious coverage of her past roles, ... More


A Yellow American in China

Brad Wong

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

Brad Wong narrates his visit to his grandfather's village in Long An, just a few miles outside Taishan in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong. He details his feelings and discoveries during ... More


Because in the Tang Mountains We Have a Big House

Michael Williams

in Returning Home with Glory: Chinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390533
eISBN:
9789888455102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390533.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is a comprehensive look at a specific qiaoxiang—the Zhongshan County district of Long Du—to create a case study illustrating the role of the qiaoxiang in the links with the Pacific ... More


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