Creating Chinese Ethnicity: Subei People in Shanghai 1850-1980. Emily Honig.

Creating Chinese Ethnicity: Subei People in Shanghai 1850-1980

Yale University Press. 6.25 x 9.5", xv, 174 pp., 6 maps, notes, bibliography, index, cloth, d.j., New Haven, 1992. (o.p.; sl wear to d.j., near fine). Item #15043
ISBN: 0300051050

For the last century immigrants from the northern part of Jiangsu Province have been the most despised people in China's largest city, Shanghai. Called Subei people, they have been objects of discrimination. The author uncovers roots of identity, prejudice, and social conflict that have been central to China's urban residents.

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