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This section presents a list of terms, concepts, and names of individuals and places that occur in the book Abacus and Mah Jong: Sino-Mauritian Settlement and Economic Consolidation. The book engages with the complexities surrounding evaluations of ethnic and national identity through a case study of Chinese migration to and settlement in Mauritius. It seeks to create a tableau within which the construction of a mythology of migration is set against the realities of the processes of negotiation and communication with the larger society.

Keywords: Chinese migration; national identity; Sino-Mauritian settlement



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