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The Nanyang revolution : the Comintern and Chinese networks in Southeast Asia, 1890-1957 /
Anna Eduardovna Belogurova.
imprint
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
description
xiii, 263 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
ISBN
110847165X, 9781108471657, 9781108578981
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imprint
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
isbn
110847165X
9781108471657
9781108578981
contents note
Prologue: a durian for Sun Yatsen -- The global world of Chinese networks in the 1920s: the Chinese revolution and the liberation of the oppressed Minzu -- The Nanyang revolution and the Malayan nation, 1929-1930: nations, migrants, words -- The MCP as a hybrid Communist party: structure, discourse, and activity, 1930-1934 -- The Comintern, Malaya, and Chinese networks, 1930-1936 -- Minzu cultivated, 1928-1940 -- Language, power, and the MCP's lost nation, 1939-1940.
abstract
"The Nanyang Revolution In this innovative reading the development of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP) is explored in the context of an emerging nationalism in Southeast Asia, the interplay of overseas Chinese networks and the Comintern. Based on extensive new archival material, Anna Belogurova shows how the MCP was shaped by the historical contingencies of anti-imperialism in Southeast Asia, long-term Chinese migration trends, networks, identity, and the organizational practices of the Comintern. This is the story of how a group of left-leaning Chinese migrant intellectuals engaged with global forces to create a relevant and lasting Malayan national identity, providing fresh international perspectives on the history of Malaysia, Chinese communism, the Cold War and decolonisation"--
catalogue key
13031648
 
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