Journal of Chinese Overseas 
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Journal of Chinese Overseas (JCO) is an internationally refereed journal published in English twice a year in May and November. It carries academic articles on Chinese overseas worldwide. Topics on places in mainland China , Hong Kong , Macau and Taiwan where the emigrant communities originate, and articles on people of non-Han origins in diaspora who can trace their ancestry to China will also be considered. In addition to well-researched articles, the journal also publishes research reports and book reviews.

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CHINESE HERITAGE CENTRE

By BRILL

Under the auspices of the
International Society for the Studies of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO)

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VOL 1 NO 1 (May 2005)

Contents

Articles

Within and Without: Chinese Writers Overseas
WANG GUNGWU (
abstract)

Preparing Opium for America : Hong Kong and Cultural Consumption in the Chinese Diaspora
ELIZABETH SINN (
abstract)

Mothers, Sons and Lovers: Fidelity and Frugality in the Overseas Chinese Divided Family before 1949
MICHAEL SZONYI (
abstract)

Media and the Chinese Diaspora: Community, Consumption, and Transnational Imagination
SUN WANNING (
abstract)

Overseas Chinese and Merchant Philanthropy in China : From Culturalism to Nationalism
GLEN PETERSON (
abstract)

Reports

Communication, Language and Identity — Attitudes toward Preserving Children’s Linguistic Identity in the UK among Parents from Mainland China
ZHANG XIAOLING

Chinese Cooks and Mexican Tastes: The Encounter of Two
Culinary Practices in Mexico ’s Chinese Restaurants
SARAH BAK-GELLER

Book Reviews

Leaving China : Media, Migration and Transnational Imagination
by Sun Wanning
Reviewed by BRENDA CHAN KIN YING

Diasporic Chinese Ventures: The Life and Work of Wang Gungwu
by Gregor Benton and Liu Hong
Reviewed by HUANG JIANLI

Transnational Chinese: Fujianese Migrants in Europe
by Frank N. Pieke, Pal Nyiri, Mette Thuno and Antonella Ceccagno
Reviewed by LI MINGHUAN

Singapore Chinese Society in Transition: Business, Politics and Socio-Economic Change, 1945-1965
by Liu Hong and Wong Sin-Kiong
Reviewed by ADAM McKEOWN

Chinese Women and The Global Village: An Australian Site
by Jan Ryan
Reviewed by DAVID Y.H. WU

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VOL 1 NO 2 (Nov 2005)

Contents

Articles

A Drug on the Market: Opium and the Chinese in Southeast Asia , 1750-1880
CARL A. TROCKI (
abstract)

Opium and Social Control: Coolies on the Plantations of Peru and Cuba
EVELYN HU-DEHART (
abstract)

Beyond the Assimilation Fixation: Skinner and the Possibility of a Spatial Approach to Twentieth-Century Thai History MICHAEL J. MONTESANO (abstract)

Vietnamese or Chinese: Viet-kieu in the Vietnam-China borderlands
CHAN YUK WAH (
abstract)

Dalforce at the Fall of Singapore in 1942: An Overseas Chinese Heroic Legend
KEVIN BLACKBURN and CHEW JU ERN, DANIEL (
abstract)

Community Transformation and the Formation of Ethnic Capital: Immigrant Chinese Communities in the United States
MIN ZHOU and MINGANG LIN (
abstract)

Book Reviews

Jingwai huaren guoji wenti taolun ji (The Citizenship Problems of Chinese Overseas: A Collection of Documents and Articles)
edited by Zhou Nanjing
Reviewed by LEO SURYADINATA

Fujian qiaoxiang diaocha ( Identities, Networks and Culture: Fieldwork Reports on the Homeland of Overseas Chinese in Fujian )
edited by Li Minghuan
Reviewed by JAMES K.CHIN

Water Frontier. Commerce and the Chinese in the Lower Mekong Region, 1750-1880
edited by Nola Cooke and Li Tana
Reviewed by CLAUDINE SALMON

Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State , 1882-1941, Kedah and Penang
by Wu Xiao An
Reviewed by CHIN YEE WHAH

After the Rush: Regulation, Participation, and Chinese Communities in Australia 1860-1940
edited by Sophie Couchman, John Fitzgerald, and Paul MacGregor
Reviewed by CHARLES A.COPPEL

Chinese Migration in Germany : Making Home in Transnational Space
by Maggi Wai-Han Leung
Reviewed by METTE THUNO

Histories, Cultures, Identities: Studies in Malaysian Chinese Worlds
by Sharon A.Carstens
Reviewed by MAK LAU FONG

Marital Acts:Gender, Sexuality, and Identity among the Chinese Thai Diaspora
by Jiemin Bao
Reviewed by HUANG SHU-MIN

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VOL 2 NO 1 (May 2006)

Contents

Articles

Virtual Communities and Chinese National Identity
BRENDA CHAN (
abstract)

“You Can Never Go Home Again”: Cultural Memory and Identity Formation in the Writing of Southeast Asian Chinese
JAMES ST. ANDRÉ (
abstract)

Transnational Homeland Concerns and Participation in US Politics: A Comparison among Immigrants from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong
PEI-TE LIEN (
abstract)

Entanglement of Business and Politics in the Chinese Diaspora: Interrogating the Wartime Patriotism of Aw Boon Haw
HUANG JIANLI (
abstract)

Chinese in Papua New Guinea: Strategic Practices in Sojourning
TETSU ICHIKAWA (
abstract)

Report

Gender and Migration Networks: New Approaches to Research on Chinese Migration to France and Europe CARINE PINA-GUERASSIMOFF

Book Reviews

Qiaowu yu waijiao guanxi yanjiu: Zhongguo fangqi “shuangchong guoji”de huigu yu fansi (Overseas Chinese Affairs and Diplomatic Relations: Retrospect on China’s Abandoning of its Policy of “Dual Nationality”)
by Cheng Xi
Reviewed by NING ZHANG

The Chinese Diaspora: Space, Place, Mobility and Identity
edited by Laurence J.C.Ma, and Carolyn Cartier
Reviewed by LIU HAIMING

East by South: China in the Australasian Imagination
edited by Charles Ferrall, Paul Miller, and Keren Smith
Reviewed by JOHN FITZGERAL

Ethnic Relations and Nation-Building in Southeast Asia. The Case of the Ethnic Chinese
edited by Leo Suryadinata
Reviewed by AMY L. FREEDMAN

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VOL 2 NO 2 (Nov 2006)

Contents

Articles

Why China Historians Should Study the Chinese Diaspora, and Vice-versa
PHILIP A. KUHN

Transnationalism as a New Mode of Immigrant Labor Market Incorporation: Preliminary Evidence from Chinese Transnational Migrants
PHILIP YANG (
abstract)

Migrant Transnationality and Its Evolving Nature: A Case Study of Mainland Chinese Migrants in Australia
JIA GAO (
abstract)

Expanding the Cantonese Diaspora: Sojourners and Settlers in the West River Basin
STEVEN B. MILES (
abstract)

Extinction and Adventures on the Chinese Diasporic Frontier
JING TSU (
abstract)

The Trading Culture of Jade Stones Among the Yunnanese in Burma and Thailand , 1962–88
WEN-CHIN CHANG (abstract)

Report

Haigui : A New Area in China ’s Policy toward the Chinese Diaspora?
WANG CANGBAI, WONG SIU-LUN and SUN WENBIN

Book Reviews

Anti-Japanese or Pro-Japanese: Overseas Chinese, the Chinese Nationalist Government and the Wang Regime
by Lee Ying-Hui
Reviewed by WANG CANGBAI

Chinese Indonesians: Remembering, Distorting, Forgetting
edited by Tim Lindsey and Helen Pausacker
Reviewed by DEDE OETOMO

Our History Is Still Being Written: The Story of Three Chinese-Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution
by Armando Choy, Gustavo Chui and Moisés Sío Wong
Reviewed by LI ANSHAN

Chinese St. Louis : From Enclave to Cultural Community
by Huping Ling
Reviewed by CHENG HONG

Dutch Colonial Education: The Chinese Experience in Indonesia ,1900–1942
by Ming Govaars, trans. by Lorre Lynn Trytten
Reviewed by SAI SIEW MIN

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VOL 3 NO 1 (May 2007)

Contents

Articles

From “Voluntary” to “truly Voluntary” Associations:
The Structure of the Chinese Community in French Polynesia, 1865-2005
ANNE-CHRISTINE TRÉMON (
abstract)

Activists on the Fringe: Chinese Intelligentsia in Penang in the Early 20th Century
TAN SOON CHENG (
abstract)

The Identity Formation of American-Born Chinese in the 1930s:
A Review of Lei Jieqiong’s (Kit King Louis) Master’s Thesis
HAIMING LIU (
abstract)

Diverse and Transnational: Chinese (PRC) Immigrants in the United States
XIA0-HUANG YIN (
abstract)

Report

Chinese Graduate Students’ Adaptation to Learning in America: A Cultural Perspective
ZHONGHENG ZHANG and JUAN XU

Book Reviews

A History of the Hok Tek Chi Loke Yah Teng Association, 1824-2004,
by Zeng Ling; Hok Tek Chi Loke Yah Teng Archival Collection, vols. 1-3,
Edited by Zeng Ling
Reviewed by LEE CHEE HIANG

Tsinoy: The Story of the Chinese in Philippine Life
Edited by Teresita Ang See, Go Bon Juan, Doreen Go Yu and Yvonne Chu
Reviewed by WONG KWOK CHU

The Chinese in Silicon Valley: Globalization, Social Networks, and Ethnic Identity
by Bernard P. Wong
Reviewed by JOSEPH BOSCO


Voluntary Organizations in the Chinese Diaspora and Ethnic Identity
Edited by Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce and Evelyn Hu-Dehart
Reviewed by BRENDA S.A.YEOH

Caribbean Quarterly. Special issue on The Chinese in the Caribbean
Reviewed by LOK C.D. SIU

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VOL 3 NO 2 (Nov 2007)

Contents

Articles

Global Chinese Migrants and Performing Chineseness
EDGAR WICKBERG (
abstract)

The Education Concerns and Political Outlook of Lim Keng Lian (1893-1968)
JASON LIM (
abstract)

Chinese Language Maintenance: A Study of Chinese-American Parental Perceptions and Activities
WENZHONG (ERIC) YANG (
abstract)

An Excursion into Cai Peihuo's Colonial Diary, 1929-1936
ANN HEYLEN (
abstract)

Book Reviews

Ambition and Identity: Chinese Merchant Elites in Colonial Manila, 1880-1916
by Andrew Wilson
Reviewed by TERESITA ANG SEE

Chinese American Death Rituals: Respecting the Ancestors
edited by Chung Sue Fawn and Priscilla Wegars
Reviewed by CHAN YUK WAH

Memoirs of a Future Home: Diasporic Citizenship of Chinese in Panama
by Lok C.D. Siu
Reviewed by KATHLEEN LOPEZ

Golden Threads: The Chinese in Regional New South Wales
by Janis Wilton
Reviewed by CAROLE TAN

From Urban Enclave to Ethnic Suburb: New Asian Communities in Pacific Rim Countries
edited by Wei Li
Reviewed by CHRISTOPHER MERRITT

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VOL 4 NO 1 (May 2008)

Contents

Articles

Changing Roles, Continuing Ideas: Tan Kah Kee in 1949 and 1950
LU HU (
abstract)

Feature: The Chinese in South Africa
Karen L. Harris, Guest Editor

In the Pink of Health or the Yellow of Condition? Chinese Workers, Colonial Medicine and the Journey to South Africa, 1904-1907
ANDREW MACDONALD (
abstract)

From Demand for “Asiatic” Labor to Importation of Indentured Chinese Labor: Race Identity in the Recruitment of Unskilled Labor for South Africa’s Gold Mining Industry, 1903-1910
TU T. HUYNH (
abstract)

State, Myth, and Agency in the Construction of Chinese South African Identities, 1948-1994
YOON JUNG PARK (
abstract)

Chinese Migration and China’s Foreign policy in Africa
EMMANUEL MA MUNG (
abstract)

Reports

The Estate of a Chinese Woman in the Mid-Eighteenth Century at the Cape of Good Hope
JAMES C. ARMSTRONG

Reconciling with History: The Chinese-Canadian Head Tax Redress
PETER LI

Book Reviews

All Under Heaven – The Story of a Chinese Family in South Africa.
by Darryl Accone
Reviewed by KAREN L. HARRIS

活在别处: 香港印尼华人口述历史
(Life is Elsewhere. Stories of the Indonesian Chinese in Hong Kong)
edited by Wang Cangbai
Reviewed by CLAUDINE SALMON

Chinese Migrants and Internationalism: Foreign Histories, 1917-1945
by Gregor Benton
Reviewed by XIANG BIAO

Chinese in Eastern Europe and Russia: A Middleman Minority in a Transnational Era
by Nyíri Pál
Reviewed by JAMES K.CHIN

The Business of Politics and Ethnicity: A History of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry
by Sikko Visscher
Reviewed by YOW CHEUN HOE

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VOL 4 NO 2 (Nov 2008)

Contents

Articles

Contending for a Claim on Civilization: The Sino-Siamese Struggle to Control Overseas Chinese Education in Siam.
WASANA WONGSURAWAT
(abstract)

The Zheng Communities and the Formation of a Transnational Lineage
SONG PING
(abstract)

The Evolution of Chinese Malaysian Entrepreneurship: From British Colonial Rule to Post-New Economic Policy
CHIN YEE WHAH
(abstract)

Kuomingtang Soldiers and Their Descendants in Northern Thailand: An Ethnographic Study
DUAN YING
(abstract)

Reports

Sophia Chen Zen and Westernized Chinese Feminism
KATRINA GULLIVER

Rejecting Assimilation, Immersion and Chinoiserie: Reconstructing Identity for Children Adopted from China
LISA D. FALVEY

Book Reviews

L. Ling-chi Wang: The Quintessential Scholar/Activist Amerasia Journal, vol. 33. no. 1, 2007
Reviewed by PETER KWONG

Big White Lie: Chinese Australians in White Australia
by Johm Fitzgerald
Reviewed by DAVID IP

Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture
edited by Sucheng Chan and Madeline Y. Hsu
Reviewed by ZHOU MIN

Americans First: Chinese Americans and the Second World War
by k. Scott Wong
Reviewed by JOSEPH LEE

新秩序下的混乱。从印尼暴动看华人的政治社会关系
(Chaos under the New Order: The Socio-Political Dimension of the Chinese in Indonesia as seen from the Riots of 1994-1998)
by Yang Congrong 杨聪荣
Reviewed by KENG WE KOH

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VOL 5 NO 1 (2009)

Contents

Articles

Sinifying New Spain: Cathay's Influence on Colonial Mexico via the Nao de China
EDWARD R. SLACK, JR
(abstract)

Asian Diasporas and Tropical Migration in the Age of Empire: A Comparative Overview
WALTON LOOK LAI (
abstract)

Indispensable Enemy or Convenient Scapegoat? A Critical Examination of Sinophobia in Latin America and the Carribean, 1870s to 1930s
EVELYN HU-DEHART
(abstract)

The Chinese of Central America: Diverse Beginnings, Common Achievements
ST. JOHN ROBINSON
(abstract)

Tusans (tusheng) and the Changing Chinese Community in Peru
ISABELLE LAUSENT-HERRERA
(abstract)

Old Migrants, New Immigrants and Anti-Chinese Discourse in Suriname
PAUL B. TJON SIE FAT
(abstract)

The Revitalization of Havana's Chinatown: Invoking Chinese Cuban History
KATHLEEN LOPEZ
(abstract)

Report

Archives of Biography and History in God of Luck: A Conversation with Ruthanne Lum McCunn
LISA YUN

Book Reviews

The Coolie Trade: The Traffic in Chinese Laborers to Latin America 1847-1874
by Arnold J. Meaghe
Reviewed by LI ANSHAN

Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture
by Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

Alternative Orientalisms in Latin America and Beyond
edited by Ignacio Lopez-Calvo
Joint review by ALEJANDRO LEE

The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in China
by Lisa Yun
Reviewed by EVELYN HU-DEHART

Beyond Chinatown: New Chinese Migration and the Global Expansion of China
edited by Mette Thuno
Reviewed by EDWARD GONZALEZ-TENNANT

Chinese Human Smuggling Organizations - Families, Social Networks, and Cultural Imperatives
by Sheldon X. Zhang
Reviewed by MAGGY LEE

Chinese Restaurants (DVD)
produced by Cheuk Kwan
Reviewed by LOK C. D. SIU

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VOL 5 NO 2 (2009)

Contents

Articles

"Our native place - our cinema": Nation, State and Colony in the Amoy-Dialect Film Industry of the 1950s
JEREMY E. TAYLOR
(abstract)

"There Are No Chinamen in Singapore": Creolization and Self-Fashioning of the Straits Chinese in the Colonial Contact Zone
TZE-HUI CELINE HUNG
(abstract)

Saying No to Chineseness: The Possibilities and Limits of a Disporic Identity in Janice Lowe Shinebourne's Fiction
ANNE-MARIE LEE-LOY
(abstract)

Radicalization of the Protect Diaoyutai Movement in 1970s-America
CHEN JINXING
(abstract)

The Making of a Diasporic Identity: The Case of the Sydney Chinese Commercial Elite, 1890s-1900s
KUO MEI-FEN
(abstract)

Book Reviews

Chinese Among Others: Emigration in Modern Times
by Philip A. Kuhm
Reviewed by LI MINGHUAN

Being Maori-Chinese: Mixed Identities
by Manying Ip
Reviewed by NIGEL MURPHY

穿行在东西方文化之间:一位海外华人学者兼社会活动家的回忆录
(Moving between Eastern and Western Cultures: Memoirs of an Overseas Chinese Scholar and Social Activist)
by Yen Ching-hwang 颜清湟
Reviewed by GEOFF WADE

跨越疆域与文化调适
(Crossing National Boundaries and Cultural Adaptation)
edited by Lee Guan Kin 李元瑾
Reviewed by JANE ZHENG

移民,性别与华人社会:马来亚华人妇女研究 (1929-1941)
Yimin, xingbie yu huaren shehui: Malaiya huaren funu yanjiu 1929-1941

(Immigration, Gender and Overseas Chinese Society: Studies on Chinese Women in Malaya, 1929-1941)
by Fan Ruolan
Reviewed by ZHENG LIREN

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VOL 6 NO 1 (2010)

Contents

Articles

Conceptualizing Chinese Migration and Chinese Overseas: The Contribution of Wang Gungwu
WANG JIANLI
(abstract)

Networks and Emplacement: Jinmen Migrants in Singapore, 1850s-1942
CHANG-HUI CHI
(abstract)

Qiaojuan Politics: Government Policies toward the Left-Behind Family Members of Chinese Overseas, 1880s-1990s
HEN HUIFEN
(abstract)

Kung Pao Kosher: Jewish Americans and Chinese Restaurants in New York
HAIMING LIU
(abstract)

Reports

Chinese Migrants in Switzerland: From Mutual Assistance to Promoting Economic Interests
MARYLENE LIEBER

Moving from Binondo to the "Chinese Villages" of the Suburbs: A Geographical Study of the Chinese in Metro-Manila
CATHERINE GUEGUEN

Book Reviews

Asian Diasporas: New Formations, New Conceptions
edited by Rhacel S. Parrenas and Lok C.D. Siu
Reviewed by LEANDER SEAH

Contemporary Chinese America: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Community Transformation
by Zhou Min
Reviewed by WEI LI

At Home in the Chinese Diaspora: Memories, Identities and Belongings
edited by Kuah-pearce Khun Eng and Andrew P. Davidson
Reviewed by WENDY WEN LI and SHILOH GROOT

The Dragon and the Taniwha - Maori and Chinese in New Zealand
edited by Manying Ip
Reviewed by JOCK PHILLIPS

印度尼西亚华文教育发展史
(History of development in Chinese education in Indonesia)
by Huang Kunzhang 黄昆章
Reviewed by LEO SURYADINATA

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VOL 6 NO 2 (2010)

Contents

Articles

Junk Trade, Business Networks, and Sojourning Communities: Hokkien Merchants in Early Maritime Asia
JAMES K. CHIN
(abstract)

The Malayan Communist Party and the Indonesian Communist Party: Features of Co-operation
HARA FUJIO
(abstract)

Chinese Chicago: Transnational Migration and Businesses, 1870s-1930s
HUPING LING
(abstract)

Diaspora in the United States: Chinese and Indians Compared
WEI LI and EMILY SKOP
(abstract)

Reports

The Hoa of Phu Quoc in Vietnam: Local Institutions, Education, and Studying Mandarin
GRACE CHEW CHYE LAY

From Sojourning to Citizenship: The Chinese Community in St. John's, Newfoundland, 1895-1967
JOHN K. SPARROW

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VOL 7 NO 1 (2011)

Contents

Articles

Vancouver Chinatown in Transition
PETER S. LI and EVA XIAOLING LI
(abstract)

From Mott Street to East Broadway: Fuzhounese Immigrants and the Revitalization of New York's Chinatown
KENNETH J. GUEST
(abstract)

Chinatown Sydney: A Window on the Chinese Community
CHRISTINE INGLIS
(abstract)

The Chinatown in Peru and the Changing Peruvian Chinese Community(ies)
ISABELLE LAUSENT-HERRERA
(abstract)

Ikebukuro Chinatown in Tokyo: The First "New Chinatown" in Japan
YAMASHITA KIYOMI
(abstract)

Book Reviews

Diasporic Histories: Cultural Archives of Chinese Transnationalism
edited by Andrea Riemenschnitter and Deborah L. Madsen
Reviewed by CHARLES J. WHEELER

The Scripting of a National History: Singapore and Its Pasts
by Hong Lisa and Huang Jianli
Reviewed by LI TANA

华人的旧金山:一个太平洋的族群的故事, 1850-1943
(Chinese in San Francisco, 1850-1943: A Trans-Pacific Community)
by Chen Yong 陈勇
Reviewed by LI JUNJIE and QIAN JIANG

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VOL 7 NO 2 (2011)

Contents

Articles

The Huaqiao in Taiwan 1895-1945: Their Ambivalent Localization
LEO DOUW
(abstract)

A Special Intermittence and Continuity in Local History: The Chinese Diaspora and Their Hometown in Battlefield Quemoy during 1949-1960s
HIANG BO-WEI
(abstract)

Seeking Residency from the Courts: The Chinese Experience in the Post-White Australia Era
JIA GAO
(abstract)

The Chinese Cultural Revolution and the Decline of the Left in Singapore
YINGHONG CHENG
(abstract)

The Internet and Hoisan-wa in the U.S.: Counter-Hegemonic Discourses and Shifting Language Ideologies
GENEVIEVE Y. LEUNG
(abstract)

Bamboo Networks: Chinese Business Owners and Co-Ethnic Networks in Auckland, New Zealand
CARINA MEARES, TRUDIE CAIN and PAUL SPOONLEY
(abstract)

Book Reviews

Chinois en Polynesie Francaise. Migration, Metissage, Diaspora
by Anne-Christine Tremon
Reviewed by JEAN BAFFIE

Asian America: Forming New Communities, Expanding Boundaries
edited by Huping Ling
Reviewed by HEIDI H. KONG

Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81
by Edward J. M. Rhoads
Reviewed by WING-KAI TO

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VOL 8 NO 1 (2012)

Contents

Articles

Chinese Overseas: The Particular and the General
CHARLES A. COPPEL
(abstract)

The Change of Social Spaces within Chinese Settlements in Singapore under National Policies
YUN-TSUI YEH
(abstract)

Cantonese Sojourners and Shiwan Ceramic Roof Decoration in Malaysia
MA SO MUI
(abstract)

Reports

China's Brain Gain?: Attitudes and Future Plans of Overseas Chinese Students in the US
RYAN P. KELLOGG

The Chinese of Sao Paulo: A Case Study
JOSH STENBERG

Book Reviews

Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case
by Nan M. Sussman
Reviewed by MADELINE Y. HSU

The Chinese/Vietnamese Diaspora: Revisiting the Boat People
edited by Chan Yuk Wah
Reviewed by GLEN PETERSON

Chinese Presence in Malay-Indonesian Narratives: Founders and Heroes or Merchants and Wife Givers?
by Mary Somers Heidhues
Reviewed by DEVISANTHI TUNAS

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VOL 8 NO 2 (2012)

Contents

Articles

"We Are Not a Docile People": Chinese Resistance and Exclusion in the Re-Imagining of Whiteness in South Africa, 1903-1910
TU T. HUYNH
(abstract)

Luo Di Sheng Gen (落地生根): Early Taiwanese-Chinese Immigrants in Canada and Guam
LAN-HUNG NORA CHIANG
(abstract)

Barriers to Social Integration for Chinese Immigrants in Canada, Then and Now: A Comparison
YIXUAN WANG, LI ZONG and HUI LI
(abstract)

Fuzhou Chinese Speech Group and Associations: Online Debates over the Landmarks of Manhattan Chinatown after 9/11
ANN SHU-JU CHIU
(abstract)

Studying Nonya Ceramics in the Singapore-Melaka Region and Their Larger Historical and Artistic Background
TEDDY YONG HUEI SIM and SANDY JUN CHIH LIU
(abstract)

Book Reviews

Population Policy and Reproduction in Singapore: Making Future Citizens
by Shirley Hsiao-Li Sun
Reviewed by SOPHIE SEUNG-YOON LEE

Chinese Food and Foodways in Southeast Asia and beyond
edited by Tan Chee-Beng
Reviewed by GEOFFREY BENJAMIN


Overseas Chinese in the People's Republic of China
by Glen Peterson
Reviewed by TAN CHEE-BENG


Transmigration and the New Chinese: Theories and Practices from the New Zealand Experience
edited by Manying Ip
Reviewed by ANDREW BUTCHER

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VOL 9 NO 1 (2013)

Contents

Articles

"Chinese, but not quite": Huaqiao and the Marginalization of the Overseas Chinese
SOON KEONG ONG
(abstract)

The Demise of China's Overseas Chinese State Farms
HAN XIAORONG
(abstract)

Calgary's Chinese Kinship Associations: Their Role in Chinese Canadian Integration
LLOYD SCIBAN and LLOYD WONG
(abstract)

Book Reviews

The Chinese As Seen by the Western Illustrators in the 19th Century
Reviewed by MELISSA WEI-TSING INOUYE

Overseas Chinese Christian Entrepreneurs in Modern China: A Case Study of the Influence of Christian Ethics on Business Life
Reviewed by NANLAI CAO

Peranakan Chinese in Penang and the Region: Evolving Identities and Networks
Reviewed by HUI YEW-FOONG

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VOL 10 NO 1 (2014)

Contents

Articles

Gods and/or Ancestors: Practising Lineage in Contemporary Singapore
KHEE HEONG KOH and CHANG WOEI ONG  (abstract)

Planting Good Roots and Creating Affinities: Engaged Buddhism in the Chinese-Filipino Context

ARISTOTLE C. DY (abstract)

Making the "Invisible" a "Visible Problem" -- The Representation of Chinese Illegal Immigrants in U.S. Newspapers
ZHENG ZHU (abstract)

Research Report (Re) imaginings of Hong Kong: Voices from the Hong Kong Diaspora and Their Children
WINNIE TANG

Book Reviews

Pacific Crossing: California Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong Reviewed by WING CHUNG NG

The Chinese Face in Australia: Multi-generational Ethnicity among Australian-born Chinese
Reviewed by MAY S. PARTRIDGE

Chinese and Indian Business: Historical Antecedents
Reviewed by PANG YANG HUEI

Creation of Culture and Identity of Ethnic Chinese in Japan: Chinese School, Lion Dance Guandi Temple, Overseas Chinese History Museum
Reviewed by TIEN-SHI CHEN

A Virtual Chinatown: The Diasporic Mediasphere of Chinese Migrants
Reviewed by HOWARD DUNCAN

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VOL 10 NO 2 (2014)

Contents

Articles

Aid Refugee Chinese Intellectuals, Inc. and the Political Uses of Humanitarian Relief, 1952-1962
MADELINE Y. HSU (abstract)

Humanitarian Assistance and Propaganda War: Repatriation and Relief of the Nationalist Refugees in Hong Kong's Rennie's Mill Camp, 1950-1955

DOMINIC MENG-HSUAN YANG (abstract)

From Resettlement to Rights Protection: The Collective Actions of the Refugees from Vietnam in China since the Late 1970s

HAN XIAORONG (abstract)

The Disobedient Diaspora: Overseas Chinese Students in Mao’s China, 1958-66

SHELLY CHAN (abstract)

Guiqiao (Returned Overseas Chinese) Identity in the PRC

CALEB FORD (abstract)

Book Reviews

Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China
Reviewed by LAI YU-JU

Feizhou huaqiao shehuishi ziliao xuanji, 1800-2005
Reviewed by PANG YANG HUEI

New Chinese Migrants from Zhejiang and the Development of Qiaoxiang: An Interactive Perspective
Reviewed by JIN XIALINGZI

Seeing Transnationally: How Chinese Migrants Make Their Dreams Come True
Reviewed by JAMES K. CHIN

China’s Left-Behind Wives: Families of Migrants from Fujian to Southeast Asia, 1930s-1950s
Reviewed by JASON LIM

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VOL 11 NO 1 (2015)


Contents

Articles

The challenges for the Chinese Merchants in Botswana: A Middleman Minority Perspective

YANYIN ZI (abstract)

Intellectual Migration and Brain Circulation: Conceptual Framework and Empirical Evidence

WEI LI, WAN YU, CLAUDIA SAOWSKI-SMITH and HAO WANG (abstract)

Gender and the Representation of Chinese Intellectual Migration to the United States in China’s Reform and Opening-Up Era

WEI MIAO (abstract)

School Success and Failure: Changes Seen in Children of Chinese Descent in Paris
SUMIKO YAMAMOTO (abstract)

The Archaeology of Overseas Chinese Abalone Fisherman on Santa Rosa Island, Alta California
TODD J. BRAJE and LINDA BENTZ (abstract)

Book Reviews

Yen Ching-hwang, Ethic Chinese Business in Asia: History, Culture and Business Enterprise
Reviewed by DONNA BRUNERO

Yow Cheun Hoe. Guangdong and Chinese Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of Qiaoxiang
Reviewed by MIN ZHOU


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VOL 11 NO 2 (2015)


Contents

Articles

Constructing Identities through Multilingualism and Multiscriptualism The Linguistic Landscape in Dutch and Belgian Chinatowns

XIAOMEI WANG and HANS VAN DE VELDE (abstract)

Contesting Transnational Mobility among New Zealand’s Chinese Migrants from an Economic Perspective

LIANGNI SALLY LIU and JUN LU (abstract)

Writing Women and the Nation in Diaspora Jung Chang’sWild Swans: Three Daughters of China

CHUNHUI PENG (abstract)

Research Report

Early Chinese-American Society as Portrayed in Chinese Letters of the Ah Louis Family of San Luis Obispo, California, USA

JOEL FETZER (abstract)

Book Reviews

Warrior Women: Gender, Race, and the Transnational Chinese Action Star
by Lisa Funnell
Reviewed by PAUL BOWMAN

Chinese Migration to Europe: Prato, Italy, and Beyond
by Loretta Baldassar, Graeme Johanson, Narelle McAuliffe, and Massimo Bressan
Reviewed by HIU LING CHAN

Evolution and Model: The Propagation of Taoism and Buddhism in Singapore
by Xu Yuantai
Reviewed by JACK MENG-TAT CHIA

Tsai Ming-Liang and a Cinema of Slowness
by Song Hwee Lim
Reviewed by CARLOS ROJAS

Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America
by Yong Chen
Reviewed by LEANDER SEAH

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VOL 12 NO 1 (2016)

Contents

Articles

More Active Outside the Classroom: Chinese International Students' Interactions with Chinese Communities in Australia
JIA GAO
(abstract)

Chinese Student Migration, Social Networking, and Local Engagement in the UK: An Empirical Study
BIN WU
(abstract)

The Social Networks of Chinese Students Studying in France
JULIA CARNINE
(abstract)

Politically Sensitive Chinese Students' Engagement with Democrary in Canada: A Case Study
GANG LI
(abstract)

Chinese Student Migrants and American Religious Organizations
LISONG LIU
(abstract)

Book Reviews

Scattered Sand: The Story of China’s Rural Migrants                                                             
by Hsiao-Hung Pai
Reviewed by BIAO XIANG

Dutch Commerce and Chinese Merchants in Java: Colonial Relationships in Trade and Finance, 1800-1942
by Alexander Claver
Reviewed by GUO-QUAN SENG

Migration in China and Asia: Experience and Policy
by Jijiao Zhang and Howard Duncan
Reviewed by SIN YEE KOH

The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority , written by Madeline Y. HsuThe Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority
by Ellen D. Wu
Reviewed by JEANETTE YIH HARVIE

Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979
by Andrew Mertha
Reviewed by XIAORONG HAN