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Title: Down to Earth: The Territorial Bond in South China
Description: Stanford, Stanford University Press, 1995. orig.cloth. 23x16cm, xii,285 pp.. Textual maps,photos,tables. Minor rubbing, some page-edge soil, VG. dustwrapper Contains Introduction + 10 papers. Includes: Liu Zhiwei "Lineage on the Sands: The Case of Shawan"; Luo Yixing "Territorial Community at the Town of Lubao, Sanshui County, from the Ming Dynasty"; Chan Wing-Hoi " Ordination Names in Hakka Genealogies: A Religious Practice & Its Decline";Ye Xian'en "Notes on the Territorial Connections of the Dan"; J. Hayes " Notes & Impressions of the Cheung Chau Community"; Choi Chi-Cheung " Reinforcing Ethnicity: The Jiao Festivity in Cheung Chau"; P. Hase "The Alliance of Ten: Settlement & Politics in the Sha Tau Kok Area"; D. Faure "Lineage Socialism & Community Control: Tangang Xiang in the 1920s and 1930 s"; H.F. Siu "Subverting Lineage Power: Local Bosses & Territorial Control in the 1940s"; H.F. Siu & D. Faure "Conclusion: History & Anthropology".

Keywords: Historical Sociology, South China, East Asia Kinship, Social Anthropology, Chu River Delta, Ch'ing Dynasty, Lineage Inheritance, Ethnicity Ethnic, Rural Land Tenure

Price: US$ 69.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS008011I

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