Alternate Identities: The Chinese of Contemporary Thailand

Alternate Identities: The Chinese of Contemporary Thailand

by Chee-Kiong Tong
     
 

ISBN-10: 981210142X

ISBN-13: 9789812101426

Pub. Date: 04/25/2001

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

The first of the Asian Science Series, this book explores the question: Who are the Chinese in Thailand? Are they "assimilated Thais" or are they "Chinese" living in Thailand? Does their being "in" Thailand make them "of" Thailand? Through a collection of authoritative essays, this book explores how the Chinese of Thailand constantly alternate their

Overview

The first of the Asian Science Series, this book explores the question: Who are the Chinese in Thailand? Are they "assimilated Thais" or are they "Chinese" living in Thailand? Does their being "in" Thailand make them "of" Thailand? Through a collection of authoritative essays, this book explores how the Chinese of Thailand constantly alternate their positions within the fabric of the Thai society. For those seeking the composite image of what it means to be a Chinese, this book holds up many intriguing mirrors.

This is a co-publication with Times Academic Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789812101426
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/25/2001
Series:
Asian Social Science Series, #1
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x (d)

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