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eBook Hong Kong: Anthropological Essays on a Chinese Metropolis (Anthropology of Asia) ePub

by Grant Evans,Maria Tam

  • ISBN: 070070602X
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Grant Evans,Maria Tam
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (June 27, 1997)
  • Pages: 352
  • ePub book: 1375 kb
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Hong Kong has become a by-word for all that is modern and sparkling in Asia today. Yet tourist brochures still play with the old cliche of Hong Kong as a place where ‘East meets West’. Images of so-called ‘traditional’ China.

Hong Kong has become a by-word for all that is modern and sparkling in Asia today. This collection of essays attempts to transcend the old polarities

Hong Kong has become a by-word for all that is modern and sparkling in Asia today. Yet tourist brochures still play with the old cliche of Hong Kong as a place where 'East meets West'. Images of so-called 'traditional' China, junks sailing Victoria Harbour or old women praying to gods in smoky temples, mingle with those portraying Hong Kong as a consumer and business paradise. This collection of essays attempts to transcend the old polarities

Anthropology of Asia. Hong Kong Paperback Books.

Anthropology of Asia.

Anthropological Essays on a Chinese Metropolis. Anthropological Essays on a Chinese Metropolis. It explores the question of a distinct, modern Chinese identity in Hong Kong, and even when it explores the traditional stamping ground of the older anthropology in the New Territories it finds a dramatically changed context, in particular for women. This collection presents an intriguing insight into the process of transition from 'tradition' to 'modernity' in this Modern Chinese Metropolis. Introduction: The Anthropology of Contemporary Hong Kong.

Hong Kong: The Anthropology of a Chinese Metropolis 2005. Marching from the Village: Women’s struggles between work and family.

Hong Kong: The Anthropology of a Chinese Metropolis. Grant Evans and Maria Tam, eds. Surrey: Curzon. In Made in China: Women factory workers in a global workplace. Durham and London: Duke University Press. Hong Kong: The Anthropology of a Chinese Metropolis (Anthropology of Asia Series).

Grant Evans and Maria Tarn Siu-Mi. eds. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1997.

Grant Evans, Maria Tam. Paperback £2. 9. eBook Rental from £1. 0. Hong Kong has become a by-word for all that is modern and sparkling in Asia today. This collection of essays attempts to transcend the old polarities.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson, "Hong Kong: The Anthropology of a Chinese Metropolis. Grant Evans, Maria Tam Siu-Mi," The China Journal, no. 41 (Ja. 1999): 231-233. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. The New Silk Road and China’s Evolving Grand Strategy.

It profiles critical anthropological thinkers, theories, national traditions, and events which continue to shape .

It profiles critical anthropological thinkers, theories, national traditions, and events which continue to shape anthropological thought. It includes more than 300 signed entries by more than 250 leading international scholars of anthropology.

This book seeks to transcend the old 'East meets West' polarities. Looking at modern Hong Kong in all its splendour and diversity at the point of its re-absorption into China, it explores the question of a distinct, modern Chinese identity in Hong Kong. I