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Zanzibar and its Chinese communities

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Zanzibar hosts three different groups of Chinese: the so-called huaqiao community with beginnings that can be traced to the 1930s; the government-sent teams of experts who since the revolution of 1964 have consolidated the links to the People's Republic of China (PRC); and a new wave of business people since the late 1990s, individual migrants who engage in various trades and generally are very mobile. Through ethnographic fieldwork in Zanzibar in 2001-2004, I explored the backgrounds of thes...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/psp.429

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Oppenheimer Fund of Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford
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Name:
British Institute of Eastern Africa, Nairobi
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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Volume:
13
Issue:
2
Pages:
113-124
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EISSN:
1544-8452
ISSN:
1544-8444
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:2357
Deposit date:
2008-09-29

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