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Pax Sinica
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Making use of extensive research in archives around the world, Pacific Crossing charts the rise of Chinese Gold Mountain firms engaged in all kinds of transpacific trade, especially the lucrative export of prepared opium and other luxury goods. Challenging the traditional view that the migration was primarily a “coolie trade,” Elizabeth Sinn uncovers leadership and agency among the many Chinese who made the crossing. In presenting Hong Kong as an “in-between place” of repeated journeys and continuous movement, Sinn also offers a fresh view of the British colony and a new paradigm for migration studies.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. p. xi
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  1. Acronyms and Glossaries
  2. pp. xiii-xxi
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  1. 1: Introduction: Economic Imperatives versus Geopolitics
  2. pp. 1-14
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  1. 2: The Emergence of the Greater China Economic Circle
  2. pp. 15-45
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  1. 3: Hong Kong Surviving the Open-Door, Reforming Chinese Economy
  2. pp. 47-75
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  1. 4: Guangdong Province Ascending as the “Fifth Dragon”
  2. pp. 77-108
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  1. 5: The US Connection of Hong Kongin China’s “One Country, Two Economies” System
  2. pp. 109-145
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  1. 6: Hong Kong Weathering the Asian Financial Storm
  2. pp. 147-175
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  1. 7: The Greater China Growth Triangle in the Asian Financial Crisis
  2. pp. 177-207
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  1. 8: Financial Restructuring for Economic Recovery in China and the Hong Kong SAR
  2. pp. 209-225
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  1. 9: The “China Factor” vs. the “US Dollar Peg” in the Success Story of Hong Kong
  2. pp. 227-253
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  1. 10: China and the Prospects for Economic Integration within APEC
  2. pp. 255-276
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  1. 11: China’s New Industries and Regional Economic Realignment in the Asia Pacific
  2. pp. 277-349
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  1. 12: China’s WTO Accession, ASEAN 10 1, and ECFA: “Open Regionalism” at Work
  2. pp. 351-365
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  1. 13: Conclusion: Pax Sinica Looming on the Asia-Pacific Horizon
  2. pp. 367-376
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 400-439
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  1. Name Index
  2. pp. 440-445
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  1. Subject Index
  2. pp. 446-461
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