Norimitsu Onishi Summary

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Griest’s experiences in China do not support Norimitsu Onishi’s argument that the Chinese have a more inclusive definition of identity than the Japanese, due to China’s desire to create national unity under one cultural identity. According to Onishi, “Chinese identity has transcended from a long cultural and linguistic tradition that has been passed on to fourth-generation Chinese-American students, or the children of Chinese operating a restaurant in Lagos, Nigeria. Overseas Chinese are able to maintain their Chinese identity and are considered an insider, upon returning to China. On the other hand, the Japanese, being uneasy about foreigners, consider third-generation Japanese overseas to be people from ‘that country over there,’ who are

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