The Fisher Folk of Late Imperial and Modern China: An Historical Anthropology of Boat-and-Shed Living

The Fisher Folk of Late Imperial and Modern China: An Historical Anthropology of Boat-and-Shed Living

by Xi He, David Faure

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317409656
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/13/2016
Series: Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 212
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

He Xi is an Assistant Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

David Faure is a Research Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Table of Contents

Introduction: Boat living in land-based society He Xi and David Faure Part One: As seen from historical sources 1. Government registration in the fishing industry in the Ming and the Qing Yang Peina 2. Dispersal and Regrouping in Zhoushan islands from the Ming to the Qing Xie Shi 3. The right to fish on Poyang lake as seen in a local record Liang Hongsheng 4. The complexities of property rights at Diaocha lake as seen from litigation Zhang Xiaoye Part Two: As encountered in field research 5. Gods adrift: religious ritual and local society on Naozhou Island He Xi 6. Incense associations among small boat fishermen on Tai lake Xia Yihong 7. Some examples of the responsibilities and succession of incense heads (xiangtou) among the fishermen of Tai Lake Ota Izuru 8. From respect for the gods to sacrifice to the ancestors, creating lineage culture among the fishermen of Weishan lake Diao Tongju and She Kanglue Part Three: As contemporary stereotypes 9. Land supports fishing people: the fishermen of Dongting lake from the 1930s to the 1950s Wong Wing-ho 10. Going beyond pariah status: the boat population of Fuzhou in the Chinese People’s Republic Huang Xiangchun 11. From sheds to houses: a Dan village in the Pearl River delta in the twentieth century Zeng Huijuan 12. The recent history of the fishing households of the nine surnames, a survey from the counties of Jiande and Tonglu, Zhejiang province Sato Yoshifumi

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