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Book Title Native place, city, and nation : regional networks and identities in Shanghai.
Author Goodman, Bryna;
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Subject World history and history of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Newzealand etc
Descriptors Shanghai (China)--Social life and customs; Social networks--19th century; Rural--urban migration; Rural--urban migration;
Call No DS796.S25G66
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This book explores the role of native place associations in the development of modern Chinese urban society and the role of native-place identity in the development of urban nationalism. From the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century, sojourners from other provinces dominated the population of Shanghai and other expanding commercial Chinese cities. These immigrants formed native place associations beginning in the imperial period and persisting into the mid-twentieth century. Goodman examines the modernization of these associations and argues that under weak urban government, native place sentiment and organization flourished and had a profound effect on city life, social order and urban and national identity.
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Imprint Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995
ISBN 0-520-08917-0.
Edition NONE
Language English
Total Copies 1
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