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Being Eurasian
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This book is a description and analysis of the lives of three famous Hong Kong Eurasian memoirists, Joyce Symons, Irene Cheng and Jean Gittins, and explores their very different ways of constructing and looking at their own ethnic identity.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-vii
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. ix-ix
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. Part 1: Historical & Generic Considerations
  2. pp. 5-5
  1. Chapter 1: The Vanishing Community?
  2. pp. 7-11
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  1. Chapter 2: The Birth of a Eurasian Community
  2. pp. 13-26
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  1. Chapter 3: The Pioneer Eurasian — Sir Robert Ho Tung
  2. pp. 27-36
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  1. Chapter 4: Memoir as a Self-assertive and Self-censoring Tool
  2. pp. 37-41
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  1. Part 2: Readings
  2. pp. 42-42
  1. Chapter 5: Joyce Symons
  2. pp. 45-106
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  1. Chapter 6: Jean Gittins
  2. pp. 107-179
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  1. Chapter 7: Irene Cheng
  2. pp. 181-255
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 257-259
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 261-269
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 270-270
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 273-280
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 281-285
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