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Treacherous River - William H. Newell
Treacherous River - William H. Newell
$25.00
Manufacturer Number: ML596
Stock Status: Out of stock
Treacherous River:... A Study of Rural Chinese in North Malaya... by... William H. Newell... After completing a sociological study of rural Chinese society in Sechuan Province in China, the author sought to carry out similar research amongst a community of Chinese migrants in Malaysia. He settled on a community on...

Treacherous River:

A Study of Rural Chinese in North Malaya

by

William H. Newell

After completing a sociological study of rural Chinese society in Sechuan Province in China, the author sought to carry out similar research amongst a community of Chinese migrants in Malaysia. He settled on a community on the mainland of Penang state which had not been uprooted into new villages as a result of British counter insurgency measures. The resulting detailed study of a Teochiu rural community includes 233 pages of text with 21 tables, 4 maps, 6 appendices and another 5 diagrams as well 15 black and white plates. Contents include: -

  • 1 - The Chinese in Malaya,
  • 2 - The Village in China,
  • 3- The Village of Treacherous River,
  • 4 - The Teochiu Family,
  • 5 - Religion,
  • 6 - Associations,
  • 7 - The Organisation of Work within the Village,
  • 8 - Disputes,
  • 9 - Tortoise Mountain &
  • 10 - Conclusions.

Weight 0.60 Kg. Airmail postage to Asia Pacific countries: $8, to Central Asia, Europe & the Middle East: $12 and to Africa and North & South America: $16. Surface mail worldwide $6. Postage within Malaysia is free.

Published by University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur 1962. 1st edition.

Condition: Hardcover Very Good. This is an ex-library book with a small library sticker on the spine and library markings on the front endpapers. The rest of the book has mild tanning in parts, the binding is tight and text clear.