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Sha Po’s First People: Neolithic Fisher-Hunter-Foragers

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter begins the chronological journey through Sha Po’s human story in the earlier Middle Neolithic, providing the necessary archaeological background and context by referencing discoveries ... More


Wading 10,000 <i>Li</i>

Michael Williams

in Returning Home with Glory: Chinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390533
eISBN:
9789888455102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390533.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides an historical overview of the movement of people from the Pearl River Delta as they sought their fortunes around the Pacific for generations over the 19th and 20th centuries. ... More


Beyond the Pearl River Delta

in Emperor and Ancestor: State and Lineage in South China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753180
eISBN:
9780804767934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753180.003.0023
Subject:
History, Asian History

On the basis of the lineage history reconstructed by Liang Hongsheng and Shao Hong for the village of Liukeng, it was evident that ancestral sacrifice was offered up to the early Ming dynasty ... More


Perspective and Prospects of China's Pan-Pearl River Delta

Anthony G.O and Jiang Xu

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents four main conclusions about regional cooperation which can be drawn from the study of Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD) regionalization. First, although the mega regions in ... More


Political Economy of Regional Cooperation in the Pan-Pearl River Delta

Jiang Xu and Anthony G. O. Yeh

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the historical background of regional cooperation in China. It explores how the idea of Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD) regionalization first came about, focusing on issues ... More


Infrastructure Development in the Pan-Pearl River Delta:: Opportunities and Challenges

Yue-man Yeung and Gordon Kee

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter emphasizes the importance of infrastructure development for the regional economy and addresses the specific challenges of and opportunities for such development in the Pan-Pearl River ... More


Imaging the Globalized City: Rem Koolhaas, U-thèque, and the Pearl River Delta

Chris Berry

in Cinema at the City's Edge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the imaging and the imagination of the Globalized City. It focuses on three texts to compare two different visions of one urban or conurban space that has emerged post ... More


Women's Images Reconstructed:: The Sisters-in-Law Tomb and Its Legend*

Helen F. Siu (ed.)

in Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099692
eISBN:
9789882207189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099692.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter is concerned with lineage rituals. It focuses on the Sisters-in-Law Tomb, which was worshipped as an ancestral tomb by the He lineage of Shawan, one of the most distinguished lineages in ... More


South of the Mountains: The Political Economy of The Pearl River Delta

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter evaluates the social and economic conditions in the area of Canton and the Pearl River Delta. It specifically addresses the area's geographic conditions. It also explores how Guangdong ... More


Regionally Coordinated Development and Planning in the Pearl River Delta

Baojun Yang and Dongxiao Jin

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the Pearl River Delta Urban Cluster Coordinated Development Plan (2004–20) (UCCDP). It discusses how this plan evolved out of the joint efforts of the Guangdong Provincial ... More


The Land

in Emperor and Ancestor: State and Lineage in South China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753180
eISBN:
9780804767934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753180.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Prior to the Song dynasty, most of what is now the Pearl River Delta used to be a submerged region. From the time of the Southern Song up to the twentieth century, agricultural land was gradually ... More


Land Use Structure Optimization and Urban Development in the Pearl River Delta

Changchun Feng and Jiajie Zhu

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the relationship between land-use structure optimization and urban development. During periods of rapid economic transformation, the optimization of land-use structures can ... More


Regional Cooperation in China's Administrative Region Economy:: Its Links with Pan-Pearl River Delta Development

Junde Liu

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores the distinctive characteristics of China's regional development, drawing on the concept of administrative region economy (ARE) to analyse regional economic conditions under ... More


Regional Transportation Development Strategy for the Pan-Pearl River Delta

Xiaohong Chen, Tanfeng Li, and Ye Li

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyses the objectives and methodology of the Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD) regional transportation strategy. It also recommends four strategic measures in regional transportation ... More


Establishment and Improvement of Regional Cooperation Mechanisms in the Pan-Pearl River Delta

Guanghan Chen

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD) cooperation framework. The purpose of Pan-PRD cooperation is to create a fair, open, and competitive market environment and to strengthen ... More


Lineage, Market, Pirate, and Dan: Ethnicity in the Pearl River Delta of South China

Helen F. Siu and Liu Zhiwei

in Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230156
eISBN:
9780520927537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230156.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

Historical records tell that many institutions in the Pearl River delta were initially objectionable to officials but were accepted in due course. Territorial lineages and their ancestral halls ... More


The Yao Wars and Ritual Orthodoxy

in Emperor and Ancestor: State and Lineage in South China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753180
eISBN:
9780804767934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753180.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

After tax registration was reformed, many households of the Pearl River Delta were not required to provide tax services. However, the practice of rituals had to be reformed before the lineage could ... More


Regional Cooperation in China's Transitional Economy

Anthony G. O. Yeh and Jiang Xu

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the mechanisms of regionalization and the issues surrounding the development of regional cooperation in China. It focuses on Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD) cooperation, the ... More


Government Power and its Impact on Pan-Pearl River Delta Regional Cooperation:: Cooperative Networks and Regional Governance

De Hu and Hailong Ma

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

China's transition from a planned to a market-oriented economy has led to the emergence of “local economic dukedoms.” As local governments are responsible for their own development, the regional ... More


Provincial Construction Industry Competitiveness in the Pan-Pearl River Delta

Yousong Wang, Pin Hou, Yihong Lin, and Yan Zhang

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyses the development of the construction industry in the Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD). It establishes an assessment system, covering resources, processes, efficiency, and ... More


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