FREE SHIPPING

on all orders of $59 or more

$8 OFF your purchase of $100 or more!
Use coupon code WEDNESDAY in checkout.

Global Spaces of Chinese Culture: Diasporic Chinese Communities in the United States and Germany

, by ;
Global Spaces of Chinese Culture: Diasporic Chinese Communities in the United States and Germany by Van Ziegert; Sylvia, 9780415805780
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
  • ISBN: 9780415805780 | 0415805783
  • Cover: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 4/29/2009
  • Buy New Book

    Print on Demand: 2-4 Weeks. This item cannot be cancelled or returned.

    $48.27
  • eBook

    Available Instantly

    Online: 365 Days

    Downloadable: Lifetime Access

    $69.54
This book is an exploration of how Chinese communites in the United States and Germany create and disseminate a sense of diasporic Chinese identity. It not only compares the local conditions of the Chinese communities in the two locations, but also moves to a global dimension to track the Chinese transnational imaginary. Van Ziegert analyzes three strategies that overseas Chinese use to articulate their identities as diasporic subjects: being more American/Germanbeing more Chinesehybridizing and commodifying Chinese culture through trans-cultural performances. These three strategies are not mutually exclusive and they often intersect and supplement each other in unexpected ways. The author also analyzes how the everyday lives of overseas Chinese connect with global and local factors, and how these experiences contribute to the formation of a global Chinese identity.

You might also enjoy...



Please wait while the item is added to your bag...