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Post-war Chinese Australians oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 489327
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access conditions vary. 
Description 1992-1998 
60 interviews. 
Summary

This project documents the life experiences of the Chinese and their descendants from various walks of life living in contemporary Australian society. The social and political processes of multiculturalism, discrimination, cultural identity and social integration are explored.

Notes

Interviews conducted by Diana Giese.

Recording media varies.

Transcripts generally available.

Some summaries available.

This project known as the Post-war Chinese Australians Oral History Project was initiated in 1992 under an agreed set of funding sources continuing until mid-1999 when these funding arrangements expired. Around Aug. 1999 new funding arrangments were established and interviews with the Chinese Australian community continued under a new project agreement referred to as the Chinese Australian Oral History Partnership.

Recorded from Dec. 28, 1992 to April 24, 1998 at various locations.

DCM record; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection;

Subjects Kwong family.  |  Chinese - Australia - Interviews.  |  Chinese - Australia - History - 1945-  |  Chinese - Australia - Cultural assimilation.  |  Chinese Australians - Interviews.  |  Chinese Australians - Biography.  |  Chinese Australians - Social life and customs.  |  Chinese - Civil rights - Australia.  |  Australia - Relations - China.  |  China - Relations - Australia.
Other authors/contributors Giese, Diana, 1947-, Interviewer

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