Village Life in Hong Kong: Politics, Gender, and Ritual in the New Territories

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Chinese University Press, 2004 - History - 490 pages
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This book is a collection of revised articles based on the authors'fieldwork on two villages in Yuen Long, a rural district of Hong Kong. It presents the authors'observations and their interpretation of life in a southern Chinese village under the process of urbanization.

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Milage Social Organization
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Adoption in a Chinese Lineage
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4 Class Differences and Affinal Relations in South China
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James L. Watson is Professor of Anthropology at Harvard University and Evelyn S. Rawski is Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh.

Rubie S. Watson is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh. Patricia Buckley Ebrey is Professor of Chinese History at the University of Illinois.

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