Chinese Migration and Entangled Histories: Broadening the Contours of Migratory Historiography

  title={Chinese Migration and Entangled Histories: Broadening the Contours of Migratory Historiography},
  author={Kelvin E. Y. Low},
  journal={Journal of Historical Sociology},
This paper broadens the analytical contours of Chinese migration by employing the paradigm of histoire croisee. By comparing three connected episodes within the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: (1) British expansionism; (2) Kuomintang activities and British migratory legislation; and (3) the interconnection of the slump in China's silk industry, the anti-marriage movement, and the intertwinement of historiographies of China and Singapore – the entangled histories approach offers analytic… Expand
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