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Secret Societies Reconsidered : Perspectives on the Social History of Early Modern South China and Southeast Asia :  Perspectives on the Social History of Early Modern South China and Southeast Asia - David Ownby

Secret Societies Reconsidered : Perspectives on the Social History of Early Modern South China and Southeast Asia

Perspectives on the Social History of Early Modern South China and Southeast Asia

Hardcover Published: 1993
ISBN: 9781563241987
Number Of Pages: 208
For Ages: 18 years old

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A discussion of the development of secret societies within China and among Chinese communities in colonial Southeast Asia in the late 18th and 19th centuries.

Introduction: Secret Societies Reconsidered
Chinese Hui and the Early Modern Social Order: Evidence from Eighteenth-Century Southeast China
Chinese Organizations in West Borneo and Bangka: Kongsi and Hui
The Rise and Fall of the Ngee Heng Kongsi in Singapore
Chinese Culture and Polity in Nineteenth-Century Malaya: The Case of Yap Ah Loy
Messianism and the Heaven and Earth Society: Approaches to Heaven and Earth Society Texts
Migration, Protection, and Racketeering: The Spread of the Tiandihui within China
Brotherhoods, Secret Societies, and the Law in Qing-Dynasty China
Epilogue: Ritual Process Reconsidered
Introduction: Secret Societies Reconsidered
Chinese Hui and the Early Modern Social Order: Evidence from Eighteenth-Century Southeast China
Chinese Organizations in West Borneo and Bangka: Kongsi and Hui
The Rise and Fall of the Ngee Heng Kongsi in Singapore
Chinese Culture and Polity in Nineteenth-Century Malaya: The Case of Yap Ah Loy
Messianism and the Heaven and Earth Society: Approaches to Heaven and Earth Society Texts
Migration, Protection, and Racketeering: The Spread of the Tiandihui within China
Brotherhoods, Secret Societies, and the Law in Qing-Dynasty China
Epilogue: Ritual Process Reconsidered
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ISBN: 9781563241987
ISBN-10: 1563241986
Series: Studies on Modern China
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59

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