The Chinese in Southeast Asia
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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Chinese -- Asia, Southeastern.

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The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 801 p.
Number of Pages801
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16806512M

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Chinese Circulations provides an unprecedented overview of this trade, its scope, diversity, and complexity. This collection of twenty groundbreaking essays foregrounds the commodities that have linked China and Southeast Asia over the centuries, including fish, jade, metal, textiles, cotton, rice, opium, timber, books, and edible birds’ nests. At the core of the book is a comprehensive set of stunning color photographs of nearly thirty well-preserved homes built by Chinese immigrants and their descendants in various countries of Southeast Asia. Images and drawings from southeastern China help clarify similarities and differences. This collection examines the historically and geographically specific form of economic organization of the overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia and how it has adapted to the different historical and socio-political contexts of Southeast Asian countries. Moving beyond cultural explanations and traits. SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Studies / China, Asian Studies / Southeast Asia, Anthropology BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Pages, 6 x 9 in, 9 b&w .

Chinese in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur ; Oxford: Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs [by] Oxford University Press, ( [printing]) (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Purcell, Victor, Chinese in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur ; New York: Oxford University Press, The book World on Fire, describing the Chinese as a "market-dominant minority", notes that "Chinese market dominance and intense resentment amongst the indigenous majority is characteristic of virtually every country in Southeast Asia except Thailand and Singapore".Israel: 10, From maritime trading relations and political interactions to overland Chinese expansion and commerce in Southeast Asia, this book reveals rarely explored connections across the China–Southeast Asia interface. In so doing, it transcends existing area studies boundaries to .

Chinese cuisine has had a deep impact on culinary traditions in Southeast Asia, where the lack of certain ingredients and acess to new ingredients along with the culinary knowledge of local people led Chinese migrnats to modify traditional dishes and to invent new by: According to the traditional Chinese calendar, today marks the start of the Year of the Pig and the celebration of Lunar New Year in China and other countries in Southeast Asia (including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand)—and, indeed, around the world. To celebrate the new year, here areAuthor: Joel Cunningham. Discussion “Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia” Will Doig, author of the book, High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia Andrew J. Nathan, Class of Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, Columbia University. Monday, Ap – PM International Affairs Building, Room North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University .