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  • Chinese Migrants and Internationalismby Gregor Benton

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The transnational and diasporic dimensions of early Chinese migrant politics opened in the late nineteenth century when Chinese radical groups bent on overthrowing the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) vied with one another to win Chinese overseas to their modernizing projects, and immigrants who had suffered discrimination welcomed their proposals. The radicals?... more...

  • New Fourth Armyby Gregor Benton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This study looks at the first three years of the Chinese Communists' New Fourth Army, between the late spring of 1938 and January 1941. The New Fourth Army was no outgrowth or faithful copy of the senior and better-known Eighth Route Army but a body with its own origins and history, and with original features that make it highly interesting for historians.... more...

  • Diasporic Chinese Venturesby GREGOR BENTON; Hong Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    This collection of essays by and about Wang Gungwu brings together some of Wang's most recent and representative writing about the ethnic Chinese outside China giving the reader a deeper understanding of his views on migration, identity, nationalism and culture, all key issues in modern Asia's transformation. The book collects interviews, speeches... more...

  • Wild Lily, Prairie Fireby Gregor Benton; Alan Hunter

    Princeton University Press 1995; US$ 52.00

    Gregor Benton and Alan Hunter provide here a source book of documents of democratic dissent under Chinese Communism, most of them previously untranslated and difficult to find in the West. Ranging from eye-witness accounts of a massacre to theoretical critiques of Chinese Marxist thought, these essays are among the most powerful and important works... more...

  • Was Mao Really a Monster?by Gregor Benton; Lin Chun

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday was published in 2005 to a great fanfare. The book portrays Mao as a monster ? equal to or worse than Hitler and Stalin ? and a fool who won power by native cunning and ruled by terror. It received a rapturous welcome from reviewers in the popular press and rocketed to the top of the worldwide... more...

  • The Chinese in Britain, 1800 - Presentby Gregor Benton; Professor Edmund Terence Gomez

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 35.00

    This study points up the complex interplay of ethnic and national identities in the lives of Chinese in Britain, arguing that transnational studies reinforce essentialist conceptions of identity and cultural authenticity in diasporic communities, and thus frustrate the promotion of ethnic co-existence and social cohesion in multi-ethnic societies. more...

  • Belonging to the Nationby Edmund Terence Gomez; Gregor Benton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This study reviews developments in the ethnic and national identity of the descendants of migrants, taking ethnic Chinese as a case study. Our core question is why, in spite of debates worldwide about identity, exclusion and rights, do minority communities continue to suffer discrimination and attacks? This question is asked in view of the growing... more...

  • The Chinese in Cuba, 1847-Nowby Gregor Benton; Mauro García Triana; Pedro Eng Herrera

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 94.99

    The Chinese community in Cuba in the nineteenth century was second only in size to that in the United States. This book of essays and documents looks at the community's revolutionary history and its contemporary evolution. more...

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