Beyond Borders: Stories of Yunnanese Chinese Migrants of Burma by Wen-Chin Chang (review)

@article{YewFoong2017BeyondBS,
  title={Beyond Borders: Stories of Yunnanese Chinese Migrants of Burma by Wen-Chin Chang (review)},
  author={Hui Yew-Foong},
  journal={Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia},
  year={2017},
  volume={32},
  pages={182 - 184}
}
  • Hui Yew-Foong
  • Published 6 May 2017
  • History
  • Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia
Studies of borderlands have, in recent decades, de-centred our understanding of a world dominated by nation-states. They highlight the flows of people, capital, commodities, information and ideas in spaces that may be off the beaten path, but not necessarily peripheral to the political and economic life of countries. Through oral history accounts and ethnographic snippets collected over the course of more than a decade, from the 1990s to the late 2000s, Beyond Borders presents Yunnanese Chinese… 
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