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Author Hui, Yew-Foong

Title Strangers at Home : History and Subjectivity Among the Chinese Communities of West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Published Leiden : BRILL, 2011


Description 1 online resource (358 pages)
Series Chinese overseas : history, literature, and society, 1876-3847 ; v. 5
Chinese overseas ; v. 5.
Contents Illustrations; Preface; SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION; 1. The Chinese Diasporic Subject As Stranger; SECTION TWO: LOOKING FOR HOME IN A FOREIGN LAND; 2. The Japanese Occupation and the Chineese Anti-Japanese Movement; 3. Post-War, Pre-New Order; SECTION THREE: THE NEW (DIS)ORDER: MAKING STRANGERS AT HOME; 4. Recovering a Place in History: Narratives of Violence; 5. The Vicissitudes of the Communist underground; SECTION FOUR: NEGOTIATING ESTRANGEMENT: BETWEEN COSMOLOGY AND THE SOCIAL; 6. The Phenomenology of Spirits or the Presencing of the Other; SECTION FIVE: WEST KALIMANTAN AS HOME
7. On the Politics and Poetics of HomeEpilogue: The Uncertainty of Strangers; Bibliography; Index
Summary Focusing on the historical experiences of Chinese from West Kalimantan, Indonesia, whether in terms of migratory trajectories or ethnic and state violence, this book interrogates the role of history in the formation of the Chinese Diasporic subject
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-331) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Chinese -- Indonesia -- Kalimantan Barat
Ethnicity -- Indonesia -- Kalimantan Barat
Ethnology -- Indonesia -- Kalimantan Barat
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
SUBJECT Kalimantan Barat (Indonesia) -- History
Subject Indonesia -- Kalimantan Barat
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011021234
ISBN 9789047426868