著者：Anastasios Myrodis Tamis
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Greeks in the Far Orient, a book on unknown Greek communities
Greeks in the Far Orient, a 698 page volume by Professor Anastasios M. Tamis with 420 unpublished and rare photographs on Greek immigration and settlement in the East, is now available in English.
As prominent Byzantinologist and Islamist, Professor Spiros Vryonis, mentions in the book's preface, the primary role of the publication is to narrate and analyze the history of Greek and Cypriot settlement in countries of the Far Orient and China, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines from 1875 until today.
The author's research lasted over five years (2005 – 2010), covering twelve countries, while Professor Tamis specifies that his aim is to document and categorize the migratory mobility of within the context of three main different types of immigration.
The author and his team of researchers comprised of associate researchers and informants, identified, categorized, documented and analyzed thousands of documents and collected over 2,000 photographs (1890-2010). They held over 400 interviews with significant figures, pioneer settlers and their descendants, in their host countries, resulting in over 3,000 pages of oral history.
Furthermore, they located and studied a broad range of research material from private and state archives, hundreds of consular and diplomatic documents, diaries, books and magazines, news and articles from agencies and newspapers, issued in Japan, China, the Philippines and India (1890-2010).
Many of those who submitted data to the author and his team, shared their experiences from over two countries, others were characterized by constant mobility in countries of the East, yet most of them, having lived in eastern Asia for years, were eventually repatriated or migrated permanently to English – speaking countries in the U.S., Canada and Australia and Spanish – speaking countries in Latin America. Others were descendants of pioneer settlers, many were children of eminent Greeks in China and Japan, some were descendants of prominent figures from Japan, China, Korea, and the Philippines, coming from mixed marriages, who became leading figures in their countries, thanks to their immense contribution, such as Irene (Emi) Fukuzawa and Milton Adamopoulos (Adamson).
Further information for the research was obtained, among others, by sailors who abandoned their ships to marry local women and permanently settle in ports of Japan and Korea, opening their own restaurants and businesses. Also, silk, porcelain, tobacco and alcohol traders, with great experience in North China, Manchuria and Japan, who established export and import businesses, maritime company administrators, ship – owners, business staff, scientists and technicians, born in the host countries, and their children.
CONTENTS：PROLOGUE by Speros Vryonis, Jr.
CHAPTER 1 - THE EXODUS TO THE ORIENT
CHAPTER 2 - THE GREEKS IN CHINA
CHAPTER 3 - GREEK SETTLEMENT IN POST-PEOPLE'S REVOLUTION CHINA
CHAPTER 4 - GREEKS DISCOVER JAPAN
CHAPTER 5 - SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND INTEGRATION-JAPAN
CHAPTER 6 - ECONOMIC CONSOLIDATION-JAPAN
CHAPTER 7 - CULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS-JAPAN
CHAPTER 8 - THE GREEKS IN KOREA
CHAPTER 9 - THE GREEKS IN THE PHILIPPINES
EPILOGUE by Speros Vryonis, Jr.