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Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Taomo Zhou


This book examines how two of the world's most populous countries interacted between 1945 and 1967, when the concept of citizenship was contested, political loyalty was in question, identity was fluid, and the boundaries of political mobilization were blurred. The book asks probing questions of this important period in the histories of the People's Republic of China and Indonesia. What was it like to be a youth in search of an ancestral homeland that one had never set foot in, or an economic refugee whose expertise in private business became undesirable in one's new home in the socialist state ... More

Keywords: citizenship, People's Republic of China, Indonesia, migrants, diplomatic relations, migration, political activism, ethnic Chinese, Cold War

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781501739934
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Taomo Zhou, author
Nanyang Technological University