This book on China an the Chinese Diaspora in the world relates the whole itinerary of the Chinese migrants and exiles since the start. It describes a migratory, international, historical, geographical, sociological economical and geopolitical journey. It treats of the characteristics of the Chinese sphere and of the distribution of Chinese communities in the planet. The Chinese Diaspora is with no doubt the biggest and the richest of the world. Some even say its wealth exceeds that of China! Present in more than one hundred and thirty countries, scattered over the five continents, more than 100 million Chinese started their migration at the beginning of our era to shape today a powerful invisible empire. This book takes a unique look at the nation that is building the XXIth century.