Diasporic Chineseness After the Rise of China: Communities and Cultural Production - Contemporary Chinese Studies (Hardback)

by Julia Kuehn, Kam Louie, David M. Pomfret

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As China rose to its position as global superpower, Chinese groups in the West observed the shift with both anticipation and trepidation. In this volume, international scholars examine how artists, writers, filmmakers, and intellectuals from the Chinese diaspora represented this new China to global audiences. Compelling and often deeply personal, these essays focus on the nexus between the political and economic rise of China and the cultural products this period produced, where new ideas of nation, identity, and diaspora were forged.

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University of British Columbia Press


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