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Title The Chinese in Latin America and the Caribbean / edited by Walton Look Lai and Tan Chee-Beng
Published Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 242 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Cover13; -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgements (Tan Chee-Beng) -- List of Contributors -- Introduction: The Chinese in Latin America and the Caribbean (Walton Look Lai) -- Part I The Early Colonial Period -- Chapter One Sinifying New Spain: Cathay's Influence on Colonial Mexico via the Nao de China (Edward R. Slack, Jr) -- Part II The Classic Migrations -- Chapter Two Asian Diasporas and Tropical Migration in the Age of Empire: A Comparative Overview (Walton Look Lai) -- Chapter Three Indispensable Enemy or Convenient Scapegoat? A Critical Examination of Sinophobia in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1870s to 1930s (Evelyn Hu-DeHart) -- Chapter Four The Chinese of Central America: Diverse Beginnings, Common Achievements (St. John Robinson) -- Chapter Five Report: Archives of Biography and History in the God of Luck -- Part III Old Migrants, New Immigration -- Chapter Six Tusans (tusheng) and the Changing Chinese Community in Peru (Isabelle Lausent-Herrera) -- Chapter Seven Old Migrants, New Immigration and Anti-Chinese Discourse in Suriname (Paul B. Tjon Sie Fat) -- Chapter Eight The Revitalization of Havana's Chinatown: Invoking Chinese Cuban History (Kathleen L243;pez) -- Index
Summary Written by specialists on the Chinese in Latin America and the Caribbean, this book tells the story of Asian migration to the Americas and contributes to a more comprehensive understanding of the Chinese in this important part of the world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chinese -- Caribbean Area.
Chinese -- Latin America.
Caribbean Area -- Emigration and immigration.
China -- Emigration and immigration.
Latin America -- Emigration and immigration.
Form Electronic book
Author Look Lai, Walton.
Tan, Chee-Beng.
ISBN 1283038986
9004193340 (electronic bk.)
9789004193345 (electronic bk.)