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.
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.
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