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Published: 01 June 2020

248 Pages | 23 hts

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780197533345

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Schooling Diaspora

Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Karen M. Teoh

  • Recounts the role in nationalism played by pioneering English and Chinese girls' schools in colonial Malaya and Singapore.
  • Includes oral histories of former students and teachers at these girls' schools.
  • Challenges existing overseas Chinese narratives that emphasize male agency and institutions.
  • Draws from a wide range of unpublished or under-utilized sources, including school records, missionary annals, colonial education reports, and periodicals.

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