Title

Sinophobia: anxiety, violence, and the making of Mongolian identity. By Franck Billé.

Document Type

Book review

Source Publication

The Journal of Asian Studies

Publication Date

5-2017

Volume

76

Issue

2

First Page

516

Last Page

517

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

DOI

10.1017/S0021911817000237

ISBN

9780824839826

Funding Information

At a time of China’s meteoric rise as a world superpower, there is a resurgence of interest in Sinophobia across academic disciplines, as evidenced by several recent publications, ranging from John Kuo Wei Tchen and Dylan Yeats’s historical survey, Yellow Peril!: An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear (London: Verso, 2014) to Christopher Frayling’s monograph of cultural studies, The Yellow Peril: Dr. Fu Manchu and the Rise of Chinaphobia (London: Thames and Hudson, 2014). In the midst of this boom of Sinophobia studies, Franck Billé’s eponymous book, Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Iden- tity, comes as a timely intervention and presents a fresh look from a unique perspective.

Publisher Statement

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Language

English

Recommended Citation

Huang, Y. (2017). Sinophobia: anxiety, violence, and the making of Mongolian identity. By Franck Billé. The Journal of Asian Studies, 76(2), 516-517. doi:10.1017/S0021911817000237

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