Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore : Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money. (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore : Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money.

Author: Marjorie Topley; Jean DeBernardi
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, HKU, 2011.
Series: Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Topley, Marjorie.
Cantonese society in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Singapore : NUS Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011315103
(OCoLC)681314529
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Topley; Jean DeBernardi
ISBN: 9789888053650 9888053655
OCLC Number: 778340237
Description: 1 online resource (623 pages)
Contents: List of Illustrations; Foreword; Introduction: Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore:; Part I: Chinese Ritual Practice in Singapore; Chapter 1: Some Occasional Rites Performedby the Singapore Cantonese; Chapter 2: Chinese Rites for the Repose of the Soul, with Special Reference to Cantonese Custom; Chapter 3: Paper Charms, and Prayer Sheets asAdjuncts to Chinese Worship; Chapter 4: Ghost Marriages amongthe Singapore Chinese; Chapter 5: Ghost Marriages among the Singapore Chinese:A Further Note; Part II: Religious Associations in Singapore and China. Chapter 6: Chinese Women's Vegetarian Houses in SingaporeChapter 7: Chinese Religion and Religious Institutionsin Singapore; Chapter 8: The Emergence and Social Function ofChinese Religious Associations in Singapore; Chapter 9: The Great Way of Former Heaven: A Group ofChinese Secret Religious Sects; Chapter 10: Chinese Religion and Rural Cohesionin the Nineteenth Century; Part III: Economy and Society: Hong Kong and Guangdong; Chapter 11: The Role of Savings and Wealthamong Hong Kong Chinese. Chapter 12Capital, Saving and Credit among IndigenousRice Farmers and Immigrant Vegetable Farmersin Hong Kong's New TerritoriesPart IV: Religion and Society: Hong Kong and Guangdong; Chapter 13: Some Basic Conceptions andTheir Traditional Relationship to Society; Chapter 14: Chinese Occasional Rites in Hong Kong; Chapter 15: Notes on Some Vegetarian Halls in Hong Kong Belonging to the Sect of Hsien-T'ien Tao (The Way of Former Heaven); Chapter 16: Marriage Resistance in Rural Kwangtung; Part V: Chinese and Western Medicine in Hong Kong. Chapter 17: Chinese Traditional Ideas and the Treatment of Disease: Two Examples from Hong KongChapter 18: Cosmic Antagonisms: A Mother-Child Syndrome; Chapter 19: Chinese and Western Medicine in Hong Kong: Some Social and Cultural Determinants of Variation, Interaction and Change; Chapter 20: Chinese Traditional Aetiology and Methods of Cure in Hong Kong; Appendix: Glossary of Chinese Terms; Index.
Series Title: Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.

Abstract:

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.

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