At Home in the Chinese Diaspora
Memories, Identities and Belongings
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At Home in the Chinese Diaspora by Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce
Book DescriptionThis book explores how memories are used to re-establish a sense of belonging, analyzing the relationships between migrants' adjustment, assimilation and re-membering home. It considers memories as social expressions as well as the tensions and conflicts in representing and renegotiating memories in literature and cinema.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230506985
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 17-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce
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This book illustrates the relationship between one group of Singaporean Chinese and their ancestral village in Fujian, China. It explores the reasons why the Singaporean Chinese continue to maintain ties with their ancestral village and how they reproduce Chinese culture through ancestor worship and religion in the ancestral village.
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Author Biography - Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce
DARRYL ACCONE is Lecturer, Wits School of Arts, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa ESTHER M. K. CHEUNG is Associate Professor, Comparative Literature, School of Humanities and Director, Centre for the Study of Globalization and Cultures, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SHEENA CHOI is Associate Professor, Social Foundations, School of Education, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, USA JOHN CLAMMER is Professor of Comparative Sociology and Asian Studies, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan ROSA DAI is Doctorial Candidate, School of Sociology and Anthropology, University of New South Wales, Australia KAREN HARRIS is Professor, Department of Historical and Heritage Studies and Director of the Archives, University of Pretoria, South Africa DAVID IP is Associate Professor/Reader, Program Director, Master of Development Practice, School of Social Science, University of Queensland, Australia WALTER LALICH is Associate, Australian Centre for Co-operative Research and Development, University of Technology Sydney, Australia AMY WAI-SUM LEE is Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong MAGGI LEUNG is Humboldt Research Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Germany LUCILLE NGAN is Doctorial Candidate, School of Sociology and Anthropology, University of New South Wales, Australia
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