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The overseas Chinese of South East Asia : history, culture, business

Author: Ian Rae; Morgen Witzel; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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China's development as an economic giant is well known. Less visible is the role played by the overseas Chinese community in transforming modern China. During the second half of the twentieth century, immigrants and refugees from China developed into a new entrepreneurial class across much of South East Asia. Today, they control some of the world's largest and most competitive businesses.describes how the Chinese  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rae, Ian, 1929-
Overseas Chinese of South East Asia.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2007048532
(OCoLC)182662667
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Rae; Morgen Witzel; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230593121 0230593127
OCLC Number: 314769772
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 171 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Nanyang and the Huaqiao --
The tribute bearers : Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos --
The 'land below the wind' : Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines --
The ancestral country : changing fast --
Talking business : Towkays, Tjukongs, Kongsis --
The spice route : the early economy of South-East Asia --
The rise and fall of the tigers --
Confucius abroad : South-East Asian businesses and managers --
Seven paths to happiness : doing business in South East Asia --
The future.
Responsibility: Ian Rae and Morgen Witzel.
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The 60million Chinese who live outside of China have long been an economic powerhouse in their own right. Managing in South-East Asia is not like managing anywhere else. This book describes their  Read more...

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