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Author Yung Li, Yuk-wai.
Title The Huaqiao warriors : Chinese resistance movement in the Philippines, 1942-45 / Yung Li Yuk-wai.
Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [1995]

Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Philippines.
Guerrillas -- Philippines.
Philippines -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 224 pages) : maps
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-218) and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Summary Among the extremely limited English language literature on the Chinese resistance movement in the Philippines during the Japanese occupation, this book is unique in making use of documents from the United States National Archives, supplemented by memorials and articles recently published in China and the Philippines. While the reliability of these original sources is questionable, the difficulty of interpreting these sources was dealt with openly and effort was made to compare contradictory accounts objectively. Meanwhile, the characteristics of the Chinese resistance movement were summarized in its historical social context, and the long-term effect of the resistance movement on the Chinese community in the Philippines was addressed. The book thus fills an important gap in Philippine historiography on the Second World War and in the understanding of the Philippine Chinese community and the effect of Japanese occupation upon it.
Contents ""Cover""; ""The Huaqiao Warriors Chinese Resistance Movement in the Philippines 1942-45""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""List of Tables""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""1. The Chinese Community in the Philippines at the Outbreak of the Pacific War""; ""2. Foundations of the Resistance Movement � The Prewar Organizations and Leadership of the Philippine Chinese Community""; ""3. The Leftist Chinese Guerrilla Forces""; ""4. The Rightist Chinese Guerrilla Forces""; ""5. The Impact of the Resistance Movement on the Philippine Chinese Community""; ""Appendix""
""Abbreviations""""Glossary""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
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Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 9789882201804 (electronic bk.)
9882201806 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 650591760
Additional Format Print version: Yung Li, Yuk-wai. Huaqiao warriors. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©1995 9789622093737 (OCoLC)34296400