AEASUK News 59 (2016)
London; New York: Anthem Press; ISEAS Publishing, 2015
xxii + 306 pp., hp ISBN 9781783083626, US$ 99.00
Sin Yee Koh Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Indian and Chinese people have been migrating for centuries. Through the ages, their migration flows have encompassed trade migration, large scale indentured labour migration (especially during the colonial period), refugee migration, voluntary labour migration of all skill levels, marriage migration, student migration, and others. As a result of the cumulative migration flows, there are now established and new Indian and Chinese diasporic communities scattered across the globe. The size of the overseas Chinese and Indian communities are currently estimated to be 40 million (p.