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Author Kuo, Huei-Ying.

Title Networks beyond Empires : Chinese Business and Nationalism in the Hong Kong-Singapore Corridor, 1914-1941
Published Leiden : BRILL, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (356 pages)
Series Chinese Overseas
Chinese overseas.
Contents Acknowledgements; List of Figures and Maps; List of Tables; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Making of Chinese Overseas in the South Seas in Longue Durèe; Chapter 2 Chinese Overseas Bourgeoisie in the Emerging Anti-imperialist Nationalism; Chapter 3 The Patriotic 1930s: Chinese Overseas Bourgeoisie in Nationalist Wings; Chapter 4 Rescuing Businesses through Transnationalism; Chapter 5 Whose National Interests? Selling Chinese Goods along the Hong Kong-Singapore Corridor; Chapter 6 United Chinese Identity among Divided Homeland Ties; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary In Networks beyond Empires, Kuo finds that Chinese speech-group ties were key to understanding diasporic businesses and nationalism. These transnational networks transformed the Hong Kong-Singapore corridor into a space autonomous from Chinese official nationalism and British as well as Japanese empires
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Business enterprises -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Business enterprises -- Singapore -- History -- 20th century.
Business networks -- History -- 20th century.
Chinese -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Chinese -- Singapore -- History -- 20th century.
Merchants -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Merchants -- Singapore -- History -- 20th century.
Nationalism -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Hong Kong (China) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Singapore -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004281096 (electronic bk.)
9789004281097 (electronic bk.)