Sons of the Yellow Emperor: A History of the Chinese Diaspora

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Kodansha International, 1994 - History - 418 pages
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THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD'S GREATIEST CONTINUING MIGRATION

The Chinese Diaspora stretches all over the world. It represents the most widespread and prolonged series of migrations by one nation ever. Chinese emigrants have been tycoons in Hong Kong and America, coolies in Peru and South Africa, underworld gangsters in San Francisco and Bangkok. Today, whether as near-slave laborers on illicit planes and freighters, or as bankers and traders from a world network of high finance, the Chinese are on the move as much as ever.

In this rich blend of history, biography, and travel, noted author Lynn Pan recounts why emigrants have left China; how their dispersal has been shaped and stimulated by imperialist Western powers; and how the all-male frontier groups were transformed into complex communities organized by clan, dialect, and secret society. In the process, she takes us inside the supposedly closed world of the overseas Chinese and shows how, in a curious boomerang effect, these expatriates are currently changing the supposedly eternal face of China-perhaps forever. A new afterword by the author comments on the ironies that result when multiculturalism and emigrant culture meet head-on.

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I read half of this in college and put it aside. I should finish it sometime. It's pretty interesting and definitely worth reading if you are curious about the key time periods and contributions of Asian immigration to the United States. Read full review

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User Review  - Gabriel Joseph - Goodreads

the copyright is from 1990. 1990 to 2008...hmmm??? do you understand? a whole generation of people have already lived and changed its history. Read full review

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About the author (1994)


LYNN PAN, raised in Shanghai, Borneo, and England, now lives in Hong Kong. She is also the author of Tracing it Home (Kodansha America, 1993)

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