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CHINESE MIGRANTS AND THE “INUNDATION” METAPHOR

Abstract

Metaphors used to disparage and ultimately result in
exclusion of Chinese immigrants in the USA in the 19th and 20th centuries. The conclusion attempts to bring up to date the history and theorization of this phenomenon and to illustrate its contemporary global spread.
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halshs-00188544 , version 1 (17-11-2007)

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Gregory Lee. CHINESE MIGRANTS AND THE “INUNDATION” METAPHOR: Risk, Representation, Repression: Constructing and Manipulating Fear of the Chinese Other. EastAsiaNet Workshop
"Framing Risk: Hazard Perceptions as a Crucial Factor in Imagining East Asia"
, Jun 2007, LUND, Sweden. ⟨halshs-00188544⟩
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