Chinese and Chinese mestizos of Manila : family, identity, and culture, 1860s-1930s
Chu, Richard T.
Chinese and Chinese mestizos of Manila : family, identity, and culture, 1860s-1930s / by Richard T. Chu.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
xviii, 451 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -440) and index.
- Introduction : to be a "Filipino" and "Chinese" in the Philippines
- The Minnan region of Fujian : history and society
- The Chinese in late Spanish colonial Manila : an overview
- The Chinese merchants in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Manila : precursors of modern Chinese transnationalism in the Philippines
- Catholic conversion and marriage practices among Chinese merchants
- Family life and culture in Chinese merchant families
- Rethinking the Chinese mestizos and mestizas of Manila
- Early American colonial rule in the Philippines and the construction of "Filipino" and "Chinese" identities
- Chinese merchant families : family, identity, and culture in the early twentieth century
- Negotiating identities within Chinese merchant families : to be "Filipino" or to be Chinese".
"Building on works in Chinese transnationalism and cultural anthropology, this book examines the everyday practices of Chinese merchant families in Manila from the 1860s to the 1930s. The result is a fascinating study of how families and individuals creatively negotiated their identities in ways that challenge our understanding of the genesis of ethnic identities in the Philippines."--BOOK JACKET.
- Kinsey subjects
Social ethics history--Philappines--Manila.
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