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The Chinese in Britain, 1800-Present

Economy, Transnationalism, Identity

The Chinese in Britain, 1800-Present( )
Author: Benton, Gregor
Gomez, Edmund Terence
Series title:Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Ser.
Publication Date:Dec 2007
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

This study points up the complex interplay of ethnic and national identities in the lives of Chinese in Britain, arguing that transnational studies reinforce essentialist conceptions of identity and cultural authenticity in diasporic communities, and thus frustrate the promotion of ethnic co-existence and social cohesion in multi-ethnic societies.

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