Village Life in Hong Kong: Politics, Gender, and Ritual in the New Territories by James L. Watson, Rubie S. Watson |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Village Life in Hong Kong: Politics, Gender, and Ritual in the New Territories

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

by James L. Watson, Rubie S. Watson
     
 

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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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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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A magnificent record of times past.

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A magnificent record of times past.

— James Hayes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789629961183
Publisher:
Chinese University Press, The
Publication date:
07/20/2005
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Helen F. Siu
This is an extraordinary volume that deserves attention and appreciation. It summarizes the achievements of two world-class scholars, a husband and wife team...With sophisticationand sensitivity, James and Rubie Watson have highlighted analytical issues and historical evidence that mark a signif-icant phase in the field of Chinese anthropology.

Meet the Author

James L. Watson is Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society and professor of anthropology at Harvard University.

Rubie S. Watson is Howells Director of the Peabody Museum of Anthropology, Harvard University.

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