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By Brian C. Bernards

Postcolonial literature in regards to the South Seas, or Nanyang, examines the historical past of chinese language migration, localization, and interethnic trade in Southeast Asia, the place Sinophone settler cultures advanced independently via adapting to their "New international" and mingling with local cultures. Writing the South Seas explains why Nanyang encounters, ignored by way of such a lot literary histories, will be thought of an important to the nationwide literatures of China and Southeast Asia.

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