Diasporic Chinese Ventures: The Life and Work of Wang Gungwu

Diasporic Chinese Ventures: The Life and Work of Wang Gungwu

by GREGOR BENTON
     
 

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This collection of essays by and about Wang Gungwu brings together some of Wang's most recent and representative writing about the ethnic Chinese outside China giving the reader a deeper understanding of his views on migration, identity, nationalism and culture, all key issues in modern Asia's transformation. The book collects interviews, speeches and essays that

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This collection of essays by and about Wang Gungwu brings together some of Wang's most recent and representative writing about the ethnic Chinese outside China giving the reader a deeper understanding of his views on migration, identity, nationalism and culture, all key issues in modern Asia's transformation. The book collects interviews, speeches and essays that illustrate the development and direction of Wang's scholarship on ethnic and diasporic Chinese.

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From the Publisher
'This attractive compendium, headed by a revealing biographical interview by Hong Liu, brings together hard-to-find articles, lectures and interviews by Wang Gungwu, the premier historian of Chinese overseas migration-and, as this collection reveals, of much more besides.' - The China Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134323579
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/31/2004
Series:
Chinese Worlds
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Gregor Benton is Professorial Fellow in Chinese History in the School of History and Archaeology at Cardiff University.
Hong Liu is Associate Professor in the Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore.

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