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The Chinese in Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: Walton Look Lai
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2010. ©2010
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Written by specialists on the Chinese in Latin America and the Caribbean, this book tells the story of Asian migration to the Americas and contributes to a more comprehensive understanding of the  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Chinese in Latin America and the Caribbean
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walton Look Lai
ISBN: 9004182136 9789004182134
OCLC Number: 907188931
Notes: Ook verschenen als online resource.
Description: x, 242 pagina's : illustraties ; 24 cm
Contents: CONTENTSIntroduction: The Chinese in Latin America and the Caribbean Walton Look LaiPART ITHE EARLY COLONIAL PERIODChapter One Sinifying New Spain: Cathay's Infl uence on Colonial Mexico via the Nao de ChinaEdward R. Slack, Jr.PART IITHE CLASSIC MIGRATIONSChapter Two Asian Diasporas and Tropical Migration in the Age of Empire: A Comparative OverviewWalton Look LaiChapter Three Indispensable Enemy or Convenient Scapegoat? A Critical Examination of Sinophobia in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1870s to 1930sEvelyn Hu-DeHartChapter Four The Chinese of Central America: Diverse Beginnings, Common Achievements St. John RobinsonChapter Five Report: Archives of Biography and History in the God of Luck: A Conversation with Ruthanne Lum McCunnLisa YunPART IIIOLD MIGRANTS, NEW IMMIGRATIONChapter Six Tusans (tusheng) and the Changing Chinese Community in PeruIsabelle Lausent-HerreraChapter Seven Old Migrants, New Immigration and Anti-Chinese Discourse in Suriname Paul B. Tjon Sie FatChapter Eight The Revitalization of Havana's Chinatown: Invoking Chinese Cuban HistoryKathleen Lopez
Responsibility: edited by Walton Look Lai and Tan Chee-Beng.


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