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A matter of honour : being Chinese in South Africa

Author: Yoon Jung Park
Publisher: Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The South African-born Chinese community is a tiny one, consisting of 10,000 to 12,000 members in a population of approximately 45 million.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Park, Yoon Jung.
Matter of honour.
Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana, 2008
(OCoLC)891468833
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yoon Jung Park
ISBN: 9781770095687 1770095683
OCLC Number: 244769070
Description: x, 220 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Sojourners to settlers : early constructions of Chinese identity in South Africa --
Apartheid-era constructions : white, non-white, and honorary white --
The symbolic centre : the influence of China, real and mythical --
Whitening and upward mobility : shifting race, class, and social position --
Our own little box : cultural and ethnic identity --
After apartheid : the impact of exclusion and globalisation on identity and 'home' --
Movements in and out of South Africa : new identity constructions.
Responsibility: Yoon Jung Park.
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