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The Resource Abacus and mah jong : Sino-Mauritian settlement and economic consolidation, by Marina Carter and James Ng Foong Kwong, (electronic resource)

Abacus and mah jong : Sino-Mauritian settlement and economic consolidation, by Marina Carter and James Ng Foong Kwong, (electronic resource)

Label
Abacus and mah jong : Sino-Mauritian settlement and economic consolidation
Title
Abacus and mah jong
Title remainder
Sino-Mauritian settlement and economic consolidation
Statement of responsibility
by Marina Carter and James Ng Foong Kwong
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This case study of Chinese settlement in Mauritius investigates the complexities of colonial diasporas and sets the construction of a mythology of migration against the realities of the processes of negotiation and communication with the larger society
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carter, Marina
Dewey number
305.895/106982
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ng Foong Kwong, James
Series statement
European expansion and indigenous response
Series volume
v. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese
  • Chinese
  • Chinese
  • Land settlement patterns
  • Economic development
  • Mauritius
  • Mauritius
  • Mauritius
Label
Abacus and mah jong : Sino-Mauritian settlement and economic consolidation, by Marina Carter and James Ng Foong Kwong, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-253) and index
Color
other
Contents
  • Contents; General Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One Slaves, Convicts, Field Workers and Artisans: The Chinese in the Colonial Labour Diasporas; Chapter Two The 'Celestial Shopkeeper': The Growth of a Chinese Commercial Class in Mauritius; Chapter Three Expansion and Diversifi cation: Sino-Mauritians and Economic Development; Chapter Four Managing Identity: t e Politics of Community Formation and Networking; Chapter Five t e Construction of Community: Family, Kin, Social Networks; Chapter Six Sino-Mauritians in the Making of a Multi-Ethnic Society
  • Conclusion (Appendices)Appendix One Occupations of the Population of Chinese Origin, 1901; Appendix Two t e Distribution of the Chinese Population in the Districts of Mauritus, 1921; Appendix Three The Urbanisation of the Population of Chinese Origin in Mauritius, 1952; Appendix Four Two of Many: Case Studies of Sino-Mauritians; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn644523582
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 257 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047429166
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004175723.i-260
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)644523582
Label
Abacus and mah jong : Sino-Mauritian settlement and economic consolidation, by Marina Carter and James Ng Foong Kwong, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-253) and index
Color
other
Contents
  • Contents; General Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One Slaves, Convicts, Field Workers and Artisans: The Chinese in the Colonial Labour Diasporas; Chapter Two The 'Celestial Shopkeeper': The Growth of a Chinese Commercial Class in Mauritius; Chapter Three Expansion and Diversifi cation: Sino-Mauritians and Economic Development; Chapter Four Managing Identity: t e Politics of Community Formation and Networking; Chapter Five t e Construction of Community: Family, Kin, Social Networks; Chapter Six Sino-Mauritians in the Making of a Multi-Ethnic Society
  • Conclusion (Appendices)Appendix One Occupations of the Population of Chinese Origin, 1901; Appendix Two t e Distribution of the Chinese Population in the Districts of Mauritus, 1921; Appendix Three The Urbanisation of the Population of Chinese Origin in Mauritius, 1952; Appendix Four Two of Many: Case Studies of Sino-Mauritians; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn644523582
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 257 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047429166
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004175723.i-260
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)644523582

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