280 pages, 6 x 9
2 maps, 8 b&w illustrations
Release Date:01 Dec 2016

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. Multidisciplinary analyses of topics include migration flows, the emergence of China as a regional model for modernization, Muslim traders, human trafficking, and China’s hydropower construction in the Mekong region.

RELATED TOPICS: Anthropology, Asian History, History

Pal Nyiri is a professor of global history at the University of Amsterdam. He is the author of Scenic Spots: Chinese Tourism, Cultural Authority, and the State and Mobility and Cultural Authority in Contemporary China. Danielle Tan is an assistant professor of political science and Asian studies at Sciences Po Lyon, and a research associate at the Lyons Institute of East Asian Studies.

Free Shipping   Blue
Find what you’re looking for...
Stay Informed

Receive the latest UBC Press news, including events, catalogues, and announcements.

Read past newsletters
Current Catalogue
Fall 2019 Canadian Cover
Publishers Represented
UBC Press is the Canadian agent for several international publishers. Visit our Publishers Represented page to learn more.