Ang See, Teresa et al ed: TSINOY. The Story of the Chinese in Philippine Life. Manila, 2005. 267 pp. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 31x23 cm. Boards.
Very interesting and enlightening work telling the lengthy history and story of the Chinese who immigrated to the Philippines (mostly from Fujian province) and became a key part of Philippine life. Divided into six chapters: 1. Shared Beginnings: Prehistoric and pre-Hispanic Times; 2. Shared Life - The Spanish Occupation; 3. Shared Destiny - The American Occupation; 4. Shared Misery - The Japanese Occupation; 5. Shared Responsibility - Post-War Economy and Reconstruction; 6. A Past Linked - A Future Shared. Illustrated throughout with a large variety of illustration including old colour engravings and much black-and-white photography. Out-of-print and very hard to obtain.
Subjects: Foreigners in Chinese Abroad
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 217 in printed List 195.
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