Chinese American Names: Tradition and Transition

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The naming practices of Chinese Americans are the focus of this work. Since Chinese immigration began in the mid19th century, names of immigrants and those of their descendants have been influenced by both Chinese and American name customs. The naming traditions of China are first presented. It is a base for understanding the numerous modifications that may happen to personal names in the interaction between cultures as diametrically opposed as Chinese culture can be from American culture, "itself part of another great ...

Chinese American Names: Tradition and Transition 2008, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786438778

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Chinese American Names: Tradition and Transition 1998, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786404186

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