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Author Oyen, Meredith, 1978- author

Title The diplomacy of migration : transnational lives and the making of U.S.-Chinese relations in the Cold War / Meredith Oyen
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series The United States in the world
United States in the world.
Contents Introduction : the floating population makes foreign policy -- Unequal allies : renegotiating exclusions -- The diaspora goes to war : human capital and China's defense -- A fight on all fronts : the Chinese civil war, restored migration, and emigration as national policy -- Chinese migrants as cold warriors : immigration and deportation in the 1950s -- Remitting to the enemy : transnational family finances and foreign policy -- Crossing the bamboo curtain : using refugee policy to support free China -- Cold War hostages : repatriation policy and the Sino-American ambassadorial talks -- Visa diplomacy : the Taiwan independence movement and changing U.S.-Chinese relations -- Conclusion : coming in from the cold
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chinese -- United States.
Cold War.
China -- Emigration and immigration.
China -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
United States -- Foreign relations -- China.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1501701479 (electronic bk)
9781501701474 (electronic bk)