skip to content
Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection

Author: Hugh D R Baker
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2011.
Series: Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A new edition in one volume of Hugh Baker's celebrated three volumes of Ancestral Images originally published in 1979, 1980 and 1981. The 120 articles and photographs explore everyday life, customs and rituals in Hong Kong's rural New Territories. Each mouthful is complete in itself, but together the articles amount to a substantial feast. They investigate religion, food, language, history, festivals, family,  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Baker, Hugh D.R.
Ancestral images.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011510210
(OCoLC)748740257
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh D R Baker
ISBN: 9789888053834 9888053833 9789888083091 9888083090
OCLC Number: 770357394
Notes: Series statement from jacket.
"This new revised edition collects in one place the articles from the three volumes of Hugh Baker's Ancestral images originally published in 1979, 1980 and 1981"--Jacket.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 390 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Contents: Foreword --
by Lady Youde; Preface; 1. Land; 2. Lovers' Rock; 3. Kowtow; 4. Puppets; 5. Scholar Stones; 6. Daai Si; 7. Customs; 8. Tree; 9. Pigs; 10. Moat; 11. Anti-Corruption; 12. Barrier; 13. Ancestral Trust; 14. Chair; 15. Local Government; 16. Geomancer; 17. Duck; 18. Gambling; 19. Protection; 20. Jesuits; 21. Feet; 22. Funeral; 23. Water; 24. Congratulations?; 25. Street Trader; 26. University; 27. Ching Ming; 28. Feast; 29. Pedicab; 30. Islam; 31. Fertility; 32. Lantern; 33. Grave; 34. Fish; 35. Magic; 36. Lion-heads; 37. Incantation; 38. Law; 39. Arch; 40. Tablets. 41. Stake-net42. Marsh; 43. Beam-raising; 44. Mud; 45. Birthday; 46. Wealth God; 47. Pagoda; 48. Red; 49. Earth God; 50. Flower Boards; 51. Shrimps; 52. Music; 53. Heaven; 54. Double Yang; 55. Rain God; 56. Bamboo; 57. Smoke; 58. Offerings; 59. Landscape; 60. Mourning; 61. Wedding Party; 62. Nuns; 63. Snakes; 64. Temple; 65. Hakka; 66. Leadership; 67. Yearly Blessings; 68. Dragon; 69. Sun Yat-sen; 70. Fire Engine; 71. Taoists; 72. Zombies; 73. Market; 74. Patron Gods; 75. Typhoon; 76. Footpath; 77. Soy; 78. Schoolgirl; 79. New Year Biscuits; 80. Dan Ger; 81. Charity; 82. Isolation; 83. Birth. 84. Reverence85. Journey; 86. Yin and Yang; 87. Kowloon; 88. Gates; 89. Soul; 90. Picnic; 91. House Re-warming; 92. Cemetery; 93. Water Buffalo; 94. Buddhism; 95. Tin Hau; 96. Hall; 97. Village; 98. Procession; 99. Dotting; 100. Hundred Surnames; 101. Vegetables; 102. Talisman; 103. Exhumation; 104. Suicide; 105. Wall; 106. Burial; 107. Eyes; 108. Feuds; 109. Kitchen God; 110. Catholic Church; 111. Actors; 112. Hell Bank Note; 113. Incense; 114. Concern; 115. Well God; 116. Ruins; 117. Women; 118. Rice; 119. Sojourners; 120. Wires; Endnotes; Further Reading; Index.
Series Title: Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
Responsibility: Hugh baker ; foreword by Lady Youde.

Abstract:

A new edition in one volume of Hugh Baker's celebrated three volumes of Ancestral Images originally published in 1979, 1980 and 1981. The 120 articles and photographs explore everyday life, customs and rituals in Hong Kong's rural New Territories. Each mouthful is complete in itself, but together the articles amount to a substantial feast. They investigate religion, food, language, history, festivals, family, strange happenings and clan warfare. The book documents much that can no longer be found. But it also provides an understanding of a world which has not yet entirely disappeared, and whic.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Professor Baker makes it possible to recognise what still remains of the architecture, agriculture and traditional dress of this historic area and also to understand something of the unique way of Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/770357394> # Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "770357394" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Place/hong_kong> ; # Hong Kong
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cc> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Place/hong_kong_china> ; # Hong Kong (China)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1260796> ; # China--Hong Kong.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> ; # Manners and customs
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/951.25/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Topic/history_asia_general> ; # HISTORY--Asia--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Topic/history_asia_china> ; # HISTORY--Asia--China
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/56605372> ; # Hugh D. R. Baker
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2011" ;
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "Foreword -- by Lady Youde; Preface; 1. Land; 2. Lovers' Rock; 3. Kowtow; 4. Puppets; 5. Scholar Stones; 6. Daai Si; 7. Customs; 8. Tree; 9. Pigs; 10. Moat; 11. Anti-Corruption; 12. Barrier; 13. Ancestral Trust; 14. Chair; 15. Local Government; 16. Geomancer; 17. Duck; 18. Gambling; 19. Protection; 20. Jesuits; 21. Feet; 22. Funeral; 23. Water; 24. Congratulations?; 25. Street Trader; 26. University; 27. Ching Ming; 28. Feast; 29. Pedicab; 30. Islam; 31. Fertility; 32. Lantern; 33. Grave; 34. Fish; 35. Magic; 36. Lion-heads; 37. Incantation; 38. Law; 39. Arch; 40. Tablets."@en ;
    schema:description "A new edition in one volume of Hugh Baker's celebrated three volumes of Ancestral Images originally published in 1979, 1980 and 1981. The 120 articles and photographs explore everyday life, customs and rituals in Hong Kong's rural New Territories. Each mouthful is complete in itself, but together the articles amount to a substantial feast. They investigate religion, food, language, history, festivals, family, strange happenings and clan warfare. The book documents much that can no longer be found. But it also provides an understanding of a world which has not yet entirely disappeared, and whic."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1006407861> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Series/royal_asiatic_society_hong_kong_studies_series> ; # Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/748740257> ;
    schema:name "Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection"@en ;
    schema:productID "770357394" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/770357394#PublicationEvent/hong_kong_hong_kong_university_press_2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Agent/hong_kong_university_press> ; # Hong Kong University Press
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=863862> ;
    schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt24hktj> ;
    schema:url <https://grinnell.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt24hktj> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/stanford-ebooks/detail.action?docID=863862> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=410602> ;
    schema:url <http://gold.worcester.edu/login?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/worcesteruniv/Doc?id=10611786> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=863862> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=863862> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10611786> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/warw/detail.action?docID=863862> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/columbia/detail.action?docID=863862> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789888083091> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789888053834> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/770357394> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Agent/hong_kong_university_press> # Hong Kong University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Hong Kong University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Place/hong_kong_china> # Hong Kong (China)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Hong Kong (China)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Series/royal_asiatic_society_hong_kong_studies_series> # Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/770357394> ; # Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection
    schema:name "Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series." ;
    schema:name "Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Topic/history_asia_china> # HISTORY--Asia--China
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--Asia--China"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1006407861#Topic/history_asia_general> # HISTORY--Asia--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--Asia--General"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1260796> # China--Hong Kong.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "China--Hong Kong." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/56605372> # Hugh D. R. Baker
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Baker" ;
    schema:givenName "Hugh D. R." ;
    schema:name "Hugh D. R. Baker" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789888053834>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "9888053833" ;
    schema:isbn "9789888053834" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789888083091>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "9888083090" ;
    schema:isbn "9789888083091" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/748740257>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Ancestral images." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/770357394> ; # Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection
    .

<https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/stanford-ebooks/detail.action?docID=863862>
    rdfs:comment "Available to Stanford-affiliated users." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.