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The Straits Chinese Between Empires

Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism in Colonial Malaya, c.1890-1920

This ePaper investigates the Straits Chinese community and their positioning relative to the British Empire and the Chinese Empire around 1900. It studies their responses to and interactions with the transition from a world of empires to a world of nation-states. The Straits Chinese are framed as a cosmopolitan community in a cosmopolitan city who played an important role in the reconfiguration of imperial citizenship and the deterritorialisation of China. Through their own and others’ ado...

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  • Éditeur : Graduate Institute Publications, The Graduate Institute | Geneva
  • Collection : eCahiers de l’Institut | 45
  • Lieu d’édition : Geneva
  • Année d’édition : 2022
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 05 avril 2022
  • EAN électronique : 9782940600403
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.iheid.8895


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