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Elusive Refuge

Chinese Migrants in the Cold War

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$48.00 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674971516

Publication Date: 09/26/2016


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 halftones


  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Written Out: The 1951 Convention and Refugees in Asia
  • 2. Border Crossings: Migrants and the Refugee Label
  • 3. Promoting Refugees: Western Humanitarians in Hong Kong
  • 4. Troubled Times: Illegal Migration and the Refugee Subject
  • 5. Cold War Visuals: Capturing the Politics of Resettlement
  • 6. Navigating Change: Migrants and Regulated Movement
  • 7. Humanitarianism in Myth and Practice: From Hong Kong to Indochina
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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