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Migration in the time of revolution : China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Migration in the time of revolution : China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Author: Taomo Zhou
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Argues that migration and the political activism of Chinese living abroad were important forces in the making of the diplomatic relations between China and Indonesia during the Cold War"--
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zhou, Taomo, 1984-
Migration in the time of revolution.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019016179
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taomo Zhou
ISBN: 9781501739934 150173993X
OCLC Number: 1078886515
Awards: Winner of Foreign Affairs "Best Book" 2020 (United States)
Runner-up for Harry J. Benda Prize 2020 (United States)
Description: xiii, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: revolutionary diplomacy and diasporic politics --
The Chinese Nationalist Party and the overseas Chinese --
The Chinese Communist Party and the overseas Chinese --
The diplomatic battle between the two Chinas --
The communal battle between the red and the blue --
Pribumi perceptions of the "Chinese problem" --
The 1959-1960 anti-Chinese crisis --
The ambivalent alliance between Beijing and Jakarta --
China and the September Thirtieth Movement --
Beijing, Taipei and the emerging Suharto regime --
The overseas Chinese "returning" to the People's Republic --
Conclusion: "the Motherland is a distant dream".
Responsibility: Taomo Zhou.


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