Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 17 July 2020

248 Pages | 23 hts


ISBN: 9780197533345

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

New in Paperback

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  • Draws from a wide range of unpublished or under-utilized sources, including school records, missionary annals, colonial education reports, and periodicals.