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Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This work illustrates the relationship between one group of Singaporean Chinese and their ancestral village in Fujian, China. It explores the reasons why the Singaporean Chinese continue to maintain ... More


Negotiating Collective Memories and Social Experiences

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how the Singapore Chinese remember their ancestral village and how their collective memories and early social experiences have played a large role in their way of looking at ... More


Introduction

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines the relationship between two groups of Chinese, the Singapore Chinese and their village relatives in Anxi County, Fujian. It covers the Singaporeans' search for their cultural ... More


The Moral Economy of Rebuilding the Ancestral Village

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the extent to which the Singapore Chinese are locked into a set of social relationships within a moral economy that constantly pushes them to assist with village development, ... More


The Bond of Ancestor Worship

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores religious revivalism in the ancestral villages, qiaoxiang of the emigrants, and their descendants. It examines the significance of ancestors within the Chinese cosmology, the ... More


Chinese Lineage as a Cultural Network: A Model

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents a theoretical conceptualization of the Chinese lineage. It suggests that the contemporary operation of the Ke lineage is not an aberration but is similar to that of other ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

in Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098800
eISBN:
9789882206977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This section describes the Stanley peninsula as the site of the internment camp for 3,000 non-Axis and non-Chinese civilians in the colony after Hong Kong surrendered to Japan. It also describes the ... More


Western Suburbs

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0046
Subject:
History, Asian History

On the West Straight Gate Avenue, there is a relic from the time of paramount Russian influence in China. The Peking Exhibition Hall was originally constructed in 1954 as the Soviet Exhibition Hall. ... More


The Villagers: Leaders and Led

Patrick H. Hase

in The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter begins by reviewing the leaders of the insurrection. James Stewart Lockhart, as part of his attempt to get the leaders of the insurrection exiled, their houses destroyed, and their ... More


Ancestral Images: A Hong Kong Collection

Hugh Baker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083091
eISBN:
9789882209787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083091.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This revised edition collects in one place the chapters from the three volumes of Ancestral Images originally published in 1979, 1980 and 1981. The 120 chapters and photographs explore everyday life, ... More


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