The bibliography is a work in progress and will be updated periodically. Please suggest more works below in the comments!
Gikandi, Simon. Maps of Englishness: Writing Identity in the Culture of Colonialism. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996.
Rush, Anne Spry. Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from
Victoria to Decolonization. Oxford Oxford University Press, 2011.
What is “Digitizing ‘Chinese Englishmen’?This is a digital project focusing on the creation of “Asian Victorians” in Southeast Asia under British colonialism. It focuses on the digitization and annotation of the Straits Chinese Magazine, a journal produced by the Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Contribute!We are actively looking for people to help with digitization, annotation, commentary and editing in this project. If you are interested in participating, please contact the site director, Adeline Koh, Ph.D.
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