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Chapter 1: Crossing the Ocean

In Chapter One, “The ethnic Chinese identity”, we take a general look into the situation pertaining to the ethnic Chinese community, their countries of origin, as well as touch on issues such as ethnic identity, name, religion, cultural heritage, in an attempt to profile a typical ethnic Chinese

Many may wonder who the ethnic Chinese are.

  1. Would it be easy to profile them?

  2. Where are their countries of origin?

  3. What makes them successful or significant even though their numbers are relatively small?

This chapter looks into various aspects of Overseas Chinese, discussed in the following topics:

The Ethnic Chinese

Ethnic Identity

Profiling the Ethnic Chinese

Country of Origin

Name

Language

Religion

Cultural Heritage

Political Doctrine

Physical feature

Ethnic Chinese Identity

Profiling the overseas Chinese?

For more information please contact the author