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Description - At Home in the Chinese Diaspora by Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780230506985
ISBN-10: 0230506984
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 259
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

KHUN ENG KUAH-PEARCE is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Sociology and Honorary Academic Director of the Centre for Anthropological Research at the University of Hong Kong. She is the author of State, Society and Religious Engineering: Towards a Reformist Buddhism and Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China. ANDREW P. DAVIDSON is Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is co-author of E-Commerce in Tourism: Use of Websites by Small Regional & Urban Tou

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