Preserving Cultural Identity through Education : The Schools of the Chinese Community in Calcutta, India

Immigrants from China started settling in Calcutta, the British capital of colonial India, from the late eighteenth century. Initially, the immigrant community comprised of male workers, many of whom sojourned between China and India. Only in the early twentieth century was there a large influx... Ausführliche Beschreibung

Verfasser / Komponist: Xing, Zhang, [author.]
Verfasserangabe: Zhang Xing.
Medientyp: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Singapore : ISEAS Publishing, [2010]
Umfang: 1 online resource
enthält: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Foreword / Sen, Tansen -- A Note on Romanisation -- About the Author -- Preserving Cultural Identity through Education: The Schools of the Chinese Community in Calcutta, India / Zhiping, Xie -- THE SOURCES FOR THE STUDY OF CHINESE SCHOOLS IN CALCUTTA -- HOME EDUCATION AND THE PRESERVATION OF CHINESE IDENTITY -- CHINESE SCHOOLS IN CALCUTTA -- THE CURRICULA AND TEXTBOOKS AT THE CHINESE SCHOOLS -- THE CHINESE SCHOOLS AND FACTIONALISM WITHIN THE COMMUNITY -- CONCLUSION: PRESERVING AND CREATING IDENTITIES THROUGH EDUCATION -- Appendix: Chinese-Medium Schools in Calcutta -- REFERENCES -- Index
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Foreword / A Note on Romanisation -- About the Author -- Preserving Cultural Identity through Education: The Schools of the Chinese Community in Calcutta, India / THE SOURCES FOR THE STUDY OF CHINESE SCHOOLS IN CALCUTTA -- HOME EDUCATION AND THE PRESERVATION OF CHINESE IDENTITY -- CHINESE SCHOOLS IN CALCUTTA -- THE CURRICULA AND TEXTBOOKS AT THE CHINESE SCHOOLS -- THE CHINESE SCHOOLS AND FACTIONALISM WITHIN THE COMMUNITY -- CONCLUSION: PRESERVING AND CREATING IDENTITIES THROUGH EDUCATION -- Appendix: Chinese-Medium Schools in Calcutta -- REFERENCES -- Index
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