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An Unexpected Opportunity: Kwan Mun Hau Celebrates 50 Years

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson and Graham E. Johnson

in A Chinese Melting Pot: Original People and Immigrants in Hong Kong's First 'New Town'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455898
eISBN:
9789882204331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455898.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Although their rights are protected, the original people have recently intermingled with immigrants in most aspects of life. Over time their distinctive identity has faded as they, and the ... More


The Flow of the Traders' Goddess: Tianhou in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century America1

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce and Yedan Huang

in Narratives of Free Trade: The Commercial Cultures of Early US-China Relations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083534
eISBN:
9789882209275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083534.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the cultural importance of Chinese immigration from Guangdong to the United States and the impact of the Chinese religious practices based on Tianhou in the United States. It ... More


The Early Years of the Yau, Chan, and Fan Lineages in Tsuen Wan

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson and Graham E. Johnson

in A Chinese Melting Pot: Original People and Immigrants in Hong Kong's First 'New Town'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455898
eISBN:
9789882204331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455898.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Tsuen Wan’s history as a Hakka district dates to the 18th century, after the lifting of the coastal expulsion order in the early Qing dynasty. It was poor and rugged, with some reclamation on the ... More


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