Treacherous River: A Study of Rural Chinese in North Malaya
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 Very Good Hardback
Weight: 0.7kg. Post free within Malaysia
Condition: The original book has been rebound in leather and leatherette with gilt titling on the spine. The binding is tight, text clear and there is mild tanning throughout.