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By Katrine K. Wong,C.X. George Wei
Macao, the previous Portuguese colony in southeast China from the 1550s till its go back to China in 1999, has a protracted and intensely attention-grabbing historical past of cultural interplay among China and the West. As an entity with self reliant political strength and a special social environment and cultural improvement, the id of Macao’s humans isn't just indicative of the legacy and effect of the region’s socio-historical components and forces, however it has additionally been altered, reworked and maintained as a result enter, motion, interplay and stimulation of inventive arts and literatures. Held jointly via racial lodging and tolerance and energetic cultural interactions, Macao’s phenomenon will be characterised as hybridization. This booklet is a presentation of the continuing hybridization of Macao and is in itself a hybrid, overlaying a variety of concerns. affirming mammoth new examine findings, the ebook explores the character of cultural interplay in Macao, and the way the town has been developed and perceived via literature and different paintings varieties. it's a significant other quantity to Macao – The Formation of an international urban .
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Macao – Cultural Interaction and Literary Representations (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia) by Katrine K. Wong,C.X. George Wei