Chinese Genealogy

19 historic directories for Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Saigon, Manila, Bangkok, & other Asian destinations: 1850-1922

19+2 directories for China, Japan, Corea, Indo-China, Siam, the Straits Settlements, the Malay States, Siam, Netherlands India, Borneo, the Phillipines and other 19th century destinations

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Travels in China – the food

If I had to pinpoint the most accessible cultural gift China has given the world, I would have to choose food. People who rarely meet Chinese people will tell me their favourite Chinese restaurant. They're trying to find common ground and food is the great common table at which we all partake. So let's talk… Continue reading Travels in China – the food

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Travels in China – the Overseas Chinese

One of the more startling revelations from the trip was learning about the Overseas Chinese - that's us. We folk of Chinese origin, we whose ancestors migrated from Sze Yup/Wuyi, China from about 1850-1949, we who are Chinese-something, be it Chinese Canadian, Chinese Hawaiian, Chinese Malay, Chinese South African, Chinese Thai, Chinese Singaporean and about 100… Continue reading Travels in China – the Overseas Chinese