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Cultural Curiosity Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

  • by Josephine M.T. Khu (Editor)
  • July 2001
  • First Edition
  • Paperback
    $31.95,  £25.00
  • Title Details

    Rights: Available worldwide
    Pages: 288
    ISBN: 9780520223417
    Trim Size: 6.125 x 9.25

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Graham Chan is a librarian in Liverpool, England. He is the editor of Brushstrokes, a magazine of British Chinese writing and drawing.

Henry Chan is a retired history professor and an honorary fellow with the School of Science and Technology Studies at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He conducts research into the history of Chinese science and the history of the overseas Chinese in Australia. He lives at Echo Point in the Blue Mountains outside Sydney.

Meilin Ching is a business development assistant with the Canadian consulate in Boston. She returned to the United States after spending six years in Hong Kong and mainland China.

Richard Chu is a Ph.D. candidate at the history department of the University of Southern California. He lives in California and the Philippines.

Graziella Hsu is presently employed at the dance and theater department of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, where she teaches, writes, and lectures on Western modern dance and Chinese dance and culture.

Josephine M. T. Khu is a visiting scholar at the Centre of Asian Studies at Hong Kong University.

Carolyn Koo is a journalist in New York City with TheStreet.com, a financial news website. Before returning to the United States in the summer of 1998, she lived in Hong Kong for six years.

Milan Lin-Rodrigo is an instructor in the Sinhala and Tamil languages at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She is also a consultant with the World Bank and currently lives in Washington, D.C.

William Shang is a research associate at the Centre of Asian Studies at Hong Kong University specializing in late-eighteenth- to mid-nineteenth-century Western paintings of China and Southeast Asia. Until his recent move to Hong Kong, he was a researcher at the Research Department of the Toyo Bunko (Oriental Library) in Tokyo for more than a decade.

Myra Sidharta is an independent researcher and freelance writer in Jakarta, Indonesia. She was a professor of psychology at the University of Indonesia for more than thirty years until her retirement in 1992.

Maria Tham is a product-marketing manager with a Silicon Valley—based corporation. She resides in Santa Clara, California.

Brad Wong is pursuing a master's degree in international affairs at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. Previously he was a journalist writing on politics and illegal immigration as well as a contributor to Lonely Planet Publications.

Nancy Work is a consultant with a human resource management consultancy firm in Shanhai, China.

Lily Wu is the chief financial officer of a software company in Silicon Valley. After fourteen years in Asia, Lily Wu now calls San Francisco her home.