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The Resource Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection, Hugh baker ; foreword by Lady Youde

Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection, Hugh baker ; foreword by Lady Youde

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Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection
Title
Ancestral images
Title remainder
a Hong Kong collection
Statement of responsibility
Hugh baker ; foreword by Lady Youde
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Language
eng
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, 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
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N$T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series
Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection, Hugh baker ; foreword by Lady Youde
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Ancestral images : a Hong Kong collection, Hugh baker ; foreword by Lady Youde
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt24hktj
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Note
  • 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
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 372-379) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
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1 online resource (xiii, 390 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9789888053834
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations (chiefly color).
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote

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