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Cantonese society in Hong Kong and Singapore : gender, religion, medicine and money

Author: Marjorie Topley; Jean Elizabeth DeBernardi
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2011.
Series: Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The volume collects the published articles of Dr. Marjorie Topley, who was a pioneer in the field of social anthropology in the postwar period and also the first president of the revived Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society. Her ethnographic research in Singapore and Hong Kong set a high standard for urban anthropology, and helped creating the fields of religious studies, migration studies, gender studies,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Collected Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Topley; Jean Elizabeth DeBernardi
ISBN: 9789888028146 9888028146
OCLC Number: 613433372
Description: xii, 609 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chinese ritual practice in Singapore --
Religious associations in Singapore and China --
Economy and society: Hong Kong and Guangdong --
Religion and society: Hong Kong and Guangdong --
Chinese and western medicine in Hong Kong.
Series Title: Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
Responsibility: essays by Marjorie Topley ; edited and introduced by Jean DeBernardi.

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