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by Nicole Constable


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Guest People is a thoughtful work of significant intellectual and analytical merit. In a world of rising ethnicities and ethnic conflicts, this timely study should be read by many. ―Jessie G. Lutz, The Journal of Asian Studies.

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contemporary China People who identify themselves as Hakka live in a wide variety of contexts, both in China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan) and overseas.

Guest People will be of interest to sinologists and scholars of Asian studies as well as to anthropologists, sociologists, and others concerned with ethnicity, migration, nationalism, and the cultural and historical construction of identity. eISBN: 978-0-295-80545-0. People who identify themselves as Hakka live in a wide variety of contexts, both in China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan) and overseas. Unlike those who are more recent immigrants to their current places of residence, the Hakka villagers of Tsuen Wan, a district on the southwest side of the New Territories of Hong Kong, consider themselves to be the original people of their area.

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1 The Hakka or Guest People Dialect as a Sociocultural Variable in Southeast China Myron L Cohen. 3 Poverty Piety and the Past Hakka Christian Expressions of Hakka Identity Nicole Constable. 36. 2 Hakka Villagers in a Hong Kong City The Original People of Tsuen Wan Elizabeth Lominska Johnson. 80. 98. 4 Form and Content in Hakka Malaysian Culture Sharon A Carstens. 124. 5 Still Guest People The Reproduction of Hakka Identity in Calcutta India Ellen Oxfeld. 149. 6 The Hakka Ethnic Movement in Taiwan 19861991 Howard J Martin.

Studies on Ethnic Groups in China.

The essays in this volume analyze and compare what it means to be Hakka in a variety of sociocultural, political, geographical, and historical contexts including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Calcutta, Taiwan, and contemporary China. Studies on Ethnic Groups in China. University of Washington Press.

NICOLE CONSTABLE Important and interesting though such studies of the Hakka may be for their . As we see in this volume, Hakka identity is of widely varied political, economic, social, and personal significance.

The term Hakka, which literally means guest people or strangers, is the name of a Chinese ethnic group whose ancestors, like those of all Han Chinese, are believed to have originated in north central China. Important and interesting though such studies of the Hakka may be for their contributions to sinology and anthropology (. Myron L. Cohen 1976, Pasternak 1972, Strauch 1984), the fact that the subjects of the study are Hakka as opposed to members of other ethnic or dialect groups has not been considered of great importance.

book The essays in this volume analyze and compare what it means to be Hakka in a variety of sociocultural, political . Studies on Ethnic Groups in China Series. Communist Multiculturalism: Ethnic Revival in Southwest China.

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The essays in this volume analyze and compare what it means to be Hakka in a variety of sociocultural, political, geographical, and historical contexts including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Calcutta, Taiwan, and contemporary China.


Guest People: Hakka Identity in China and Abroad (Studies on Ethnic Groups in China) download epub
Social Sciences
Author: Nicole Constable
ISBN: 0295974699
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr (March 1, 1996)
Pages: 284 pages