Huihan Lie

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Description:  Huihan Lie, of My China Roots genealogy research company, presents an introduction to genealogical research involving those of Chinese descent.  He relates his own and his clients’ experiences and describes the research process, including:  how researchers should begin gathering information, what information is needed, the challenges to be faced (particularly for those non-Chinese speakers), the traditional naming conventions and the importance of Chinese characters, typical migration patterns of the Chinese, how to plan for a research trip to China, the importance of historical written family and clan histories, and the available online resources for Chinese research.  

Coverage (place):   Netherlands, Indonesia, China

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Theme:   Family, Immigration and Movement

Subject:  Genealogy, Immigration, Education

Date:  May 2019

Format:  videotape

Language:  English


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