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America’s Chinese

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about how the ethnic Chinese throughout the United States greeted the news of the People's Republic of China's entry into the Korean War with immense trepidation. Almost overnight, ... More


Manipulating Identities: States and Opportunities in Xiamen

Soon Keong Ong

in Coming Home to a Foreign Country: Xiamen and Returned Overseas Chinese, 1843-1938

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756184
eISBN:
9781501756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756184.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyses the multifaceted identities of returned emigrants in Xiamen during its treaty port era through the lens of different power regimes — the Qing, Great Britain, Japan, and the ... More


The Overseas Chinese “Returning” to the People’s Republic

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter highlights the stories of Chinese migrants who came to the People's Republic of China from Indonesia during the two-decade span of this book. By the late 1960s, at least 164,000 ethnic ... More


Daisy Kwok’s Shanghai: Life in China before and after 1949

Sophie Loy-Wilson

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/9789888528615.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In the interwar years a number of prominent Chinese Australian families moved to Hong Kong and Shanghai where they built famous department store chains. While much has been written about the ‘Four ... More


Reframing Overseas Chinese Archaeology as Archaeology of the Chinese Diaspora

Douglas E. Ross

in Chinese Diaspora Archaeology in North America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066356
eISBN:
9780813065403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066356.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This paper argues in favor of renaming Overseas Chinese archaeology “Chinese diaspora archaeology” and adopting an explicitly diasporic theoretical and interpretive framework. It introduces and ... More


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


Divergence: New York and San Francisco in the 1950s

Charlotte Brooks

in Between Mao and McCarthy: Chinese American Politics in the Cold War Years

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226193564
eISBN:
9780226193731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226193731.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Four explores the rapidly diverging politics of Chinese American New York and San Francisco in the early and mid-1950s. In New York, KMT activists and officials infiltrated almost every ... More


The Nanyang Ethos and Engendering the Chinese Overseas Experience

Jing Jing Chang

in Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455768
eISBN:
9789888455621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455768.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 argues that Chinese overseas is a privileged narrative focus providing a vantage point from which to explore the importance of Southeast Asia or Nanyang as ethos and imaginary in 1950s and ... More


Introduction

Soon Keong Ong

in Coming Home to a Foreign Country: Xiamen and Returned Overseas Chinese, 1843–1938

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756184
eISBN:
9781501756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756184.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyses the evolution of Xiamen and the undertakings of overseas Chinese in the treaty port after they returned. It unravels the reason why Xiamen did not develop into an industrial and ... More


Making Home: Xiamen as Destination and Home

Soon Keong Ong

in Coming Home to a Foreign Country: Xiamen and Returned Overseas Chinese, 1843-1938

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756184
eISBN:
9781501756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756184.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter glances at the decisions and purposes of two overseas Chinese to return to Xiamen — a first-generation emigrant to the Philippines, Li Qingquan (1888–1940), and a third-generation ... More


The Diplomatic Battle between the Two Chinas

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details how, with the People's Republic of China winning Mainland China and the diplomatic recognition of Indonesia, the positions of the Nationalists and Communists reversed. Having ... More


Transforming Xiamen: Urban Reconstruction in the 1920s

Soon Keong Ong

in Coming Home to a Foreign Country: Xiamen and Returned Overseas Chinese, 1843-1938

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756184
eISBN:
9781501756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756184.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores how returned overseas Chinese investors used their money, knowledge, and vision to influence the urban reconstruction and cityscape of Xiamen in the early twentieth century. The ... More


Conclusion: From Lineage to Transnational Chinese Network

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter explores the possible future directions for Chinese overseas communities and the process of the maintenance and change of their identities. In their quest for cultural ... More


The Chinese Communist Party and the Overseas Chinese

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the memoirs, diaries, poems, and theater scripts written by Ba Ren, an undercover member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and a writer, and those who used to work with him ... More


The 1959–1960 Anti-Chinese Crisis

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter addresses the Indonesian government's anti-Chinese acts, which had their origin in long-standing ethnic tensions but were directly triggered by Taipei's aid to regional rebellions ... More


Home Is That Which I Adore: Re-Migration to China, 1940s–1960s

Karen M. Teoh

in Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at self-narratives of educated Chinese women who migrated to China during the 1940s and 1950s, and the complex effects of twentieth-century Chinese nationalism as it acquired a ... More


Rare Flowers, Modern Girls, Good Citizens: Chinese Girls’ Schools, 1900s–1950s

Karen M. Teoh

in Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chinese-language girls’ schools in British Malaya and Singapore grew out of the national modernization movement in late Qing and early Republican China, and therefore also contained the ... 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


Introduction: Women, Education, and Overseas Chinese Identity

Karen M. Teoh

in Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Disparate yet interlinked forces shaped the rise of girls’ schools serving ethnic Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore: Western imperialism in Southeast Asia; European and Chinese notions of race ... More


Building Trust: Private Charity (cishan 慈善‎) and Public Benefit (gongyi 公益‎) in the Associational Life of the Cantonese Pacific, 1850–1949

John Fitzgerald (ed.)

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/9789888528264.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the parallel development of charitable practices and forms of civic association in the Cantonese Pacific over the century to 1949 with a view to exploring ways in which Chinese ... More


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