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Author Ford, Stacilee.

Title Troubling American women : narratives of gender and nation in Hong Kong / Stacilee Ford.

Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 242 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. "American Girls" in Three Acts; 2. "I'm in the Middle of a War, I'm in the Middle of a Life!"; 3. "A Second Voice of America"; 4. Home for the Handover; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary This book analyzes the cultural production (narratives) of selected American, Chinese American, and "Americanized" Chinese women who lived in Hong Kong and Macao during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It focuses on the diverse ways women envisioned and communicated their notions of national identity depending on individual circumstance and historical era.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Women -- China -- Hong Kong -- Social conditions.
Women -- China -- Macau -- Social conditions.
Americans -- China -- Hong Kong -- History.
Americans -- China -- Macau -- History.
Women -- Identity.
Electronic books.
Electronic books -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789888053698