The world in Guangzhou : Africans and other foreigners in south China's global marketplace (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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The world in Guangzhou : Africans and other foreigners in south China's global marketplace

Author: Gordon Mathews; Linessa Dan Lin; Yang Yang
Publisher: Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Mathews; Linessa Dan Lin; Yang Yang
ISBN: 9780226506074 022650607X 9780226506104 022650610X
OCLC Number: 1041405868
Description: 252 pages : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
What this book is about --
Impressions of Guangzhou --
A brief history of foreigners in Guangzhou --
Foreign places in Guangzhou --
How this book's research was done --
Foreigners in Guangzhou --
"The Chinese dream": stories of eight foreigners --
Rich foreigner, poor foreigner --
Race and money --
Foreign communities: Japanese and Nigerians --
The power of rumor --
Foreigners' attitudes toward China and Chinese --
African-Chinese relations --
African traders in Guangzhou: an overview --
Business deception and cheating --
Quarrels between Africans and Chinese --
Chinese views of Africans --
African views of Chinese --
Low-end globalization --
Low-end globalization/high-end globalization --
How low-end globalization works: sourcing, money, copies, and customs --
Accounts of low-end globalization --
Low-end globalization's circuits --
Legal-illegal in Guangzhou --
Paths, legal and illegal --
Visa and passport worries, jail and deportation --
Police --
Accounts of overstayers and friends --
Logistics agents, middlemen, and cultural brokers --
Logistics agents --
Middleman --
Cultural brokers --
Accounts of logistics agents, middlemen, and cultural brokers --
Religion in a foreign world --
"I believe in god but Chinese believe in gold" --
Islam in comparison to Christianity --
Christian churches --
Accounts of religious seekers --
Religion: implications --
Romance, love, marriage, and families: a Chinese Barack Obama? --
"African Chinese" --
The travails of Chinese-African romantic relationships --
Children --
Accounts of marriages --
Conclusion: the larger significance of Africans in China
Responsibility: Gordon Mathews with Linessa Dan Lin and Yang Yang.

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