Triad Societies: pt. 1. Freemasonry in China

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Kingsley Bolton, Christopher Hutton
Taylor & Francis, 2000 - Social Science - 176 pages
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This set comprises a comprehensive selection of colonial Western scholarly texts on Chinese secret societies from the early nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. It includes a selection of important papers on Chinese secret societies by a variety of scholars, missionaries, and colonial officials.
 

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Contents

The White Lotus and Other Secret Societies
1
Societes
3
The Triad Society in China 8
8
The Triad Society outside of China 24
24
LodgeKudus Officers ami Initiatory Ceremonies 38
38
Signs and Test Words
97
Appendix
118
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About the author (2000)

Kingsley Bolton is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Hong Kong, where he lectures on sociolinguistics and World Englishes. He has published a number of books and articles on sociolinguistics, Asian Englishes, Hong Kong English, Chinese pidgin English, and Chinese secret societies.

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