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Hua Song: Stories of the Chinese Diaspora
     

Hua Song: Stories of the Chinese Diaspora

by Christine Suchen Lim, Wang Gungwu (Foreword by)
 

This book is a rich photographic record of the history of overseas Chinese communities throughout the world. Christine Lim shows how the Chinese came to settle in North America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Southeast Asia, India, Europe, South America, and all parts of the globe. Lim has assembled oral histories, remembrances, testimonials, and hundreds of

Overview

This book is a rich photographic record of the history of overseas Chinese communities throughout the world. Christine Lim shows how the Chinese came to settle in North America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Southeast Asia, India, Europe, South America, and all parts of the globe. Lim has assembled oral histories, remembrances, testimonials, and hundreds of rare photographs to form a fascinating yet intimate historical tapestry immense in both breadth and scope. These are the stories of a migration of a people, their hopes, fears, aspirations, and dreams for a better life. Presented in bilingual English/Chinese text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592650439
Publisher:
LONG RIVER PRESS
Publication date:
04/01/2000
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Christine Suchen Lim is one of Singapore's most well-known authors. She is the author of "Fistful of Colours" as well as "Ricebowl" and "A Bit of Earth." She was writer-in-residence at the University of Iowa in 2000.

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