Asian History

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Heaven in Conflict

Franciscans and the Boxer Uprising in Shanxi

University of Washington Press
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How Chinese Engagements Are Changing Southeast Asia

People, Money, Ideas, and Their Effects

Foreword by Gungwu Wang; Edited by PÁL NYÍRI and Danielle Tan
University of Washington Press

This book is the first to focus explicitly and in a comparative manner on the effects of China's recent rise as a major economic and political actor on the societies and economies of its proximate neighbors in Southeast Asia.

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Remembering the Samsui Women

Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China

UBC Press

A study of the Samsui women who migrated from China to Singapore, where they have been commemorated as nation-builders.

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The Pragmatic Dragon

China’s Grand Strategy and Boundary Settlements

UBC Press

Presenting a historical survey of China’s boundary disputes and settlements, Hyer demonstrates that its approach to territorial disputes has been pragmatic and strategic.

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The Business of Culture

Cultural Entrepreneurs in China and Southeast Asia, 1900-65

UBC Press

The first critical analysis of Chinese “cultural entrepreneurs,” businesspeople whose entrepreneurial endeavours in China and Southeast Asia the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries transformed the cultural sphere.

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Cultivating Connections

The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada

UBC Press

The voices of Chinese immigrants who settled in the pre-1950s Canadian prairies come alive in this extraordinary record of migration, settlement, and community life.

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