The Structure of Chinese Rural Society: Lineage and Village in the Eastern New Territories, Hong Kong

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Oxford University Press, 1986 - History - 273 pages
This book is a detailed study of the social history of a portion of the New Territories of Hong Kong from the 15th the early 20th century. The author traces the rise of the the lineage as an institution in this part of south China and sets it in the context of village organization and inter-village alliances.

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THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS
1
ACQUIRING THE RIGHTS OF SETTLEMENT
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LINEAGEBUILDING
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