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Author Kuo, Huei-Ying.
Title Networks beyond Empires : Chinese Business and Nationalism in the Hong Kong-Singapore Corridor, 1914-1941.
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2014.

Author Kuo, Huei-Ying.
Series Chinese Overseas
Chinese overseas.
Subject Business enterprises -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Business enterprises -- Singapore -- History -- 20th century.
Chinese -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Chinese -- Singapore -- History -- 20th century.
Merchants -- China -- Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century.
Merchants -- Singapore -- History -- 20th century.
Business networks -- History -- 20th century.
Nationalism -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Hong Kong (China) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Singapore -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (356 pages).
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Contents Acknowledgements; List of Figures and Maps; List of Tables; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Making of Chinese Overseas in the South Seas in Longue Durèe; Chapter 2 Chinese Overseas Bourgeoisie in the Emerging Anti-imperialist Nationalism; Chapter 3 The Patriotic 1930s: Chinese Overseas Bourgeoisie in Nationalist Wings; Chapter 4 Rescuing Businesses through Transnationalism; Chapter 5 Whose National Interests? Selling Chinese Goods along the Hong Kong-Singapore Corridor; Chapter 6 United Chinese Identity among Divided Homeland Ties; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary In Networks beyond Empires, Kuo finds that Chinese speech-group ties were key to understanding diasporic businesses and nationalism. These transnational networks transformed the Hong Kong-Singapore corridor into a space autonomous from Chinese official nationalism and British as well as Japanese empires.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9789004281097 (electronic bk.)
9004281096 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 890982337
Additional Format Print version: Kuo, Huei-Ying. Networks beyond Empires : Chinese Business and Nationalism in the Hong Kong-Singapore Corridor, 1914-1941. Leiden : BRILL, ©2014 9789004281080