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Among ghosts and tigers: The Chinese in the Russian Far East, 1917-1920

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This thesis examines the experiences of the overseas Chinese in the Russian Far East during the revolutionary and Civil War period from 1917 to 1920, as well as their responses to the upheaval. Bucking the current trend towards transcultural history, the thesis argues that Chinese identity and nationalist language were of prime importance to this community. By concentrating on Chinese-language sources, the thesis re-privileges the community's internal discourses and highlights the pre...

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HUMS
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History Faculty
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2015-11-22

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