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by Kuah Khun Eng,Khun Eng Kuah

  • ISBN: 075461137X
  • Category: History
  • Author: Kuah Khun Eng,Khun Eng Kuah
  • Subcategory: Asia
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Ashgate Pub Ltd (August 1, 2000)
  • Pages: 284 pages
  • FB2 size: 1849 kb
  • EPUB size: 1178 kb
  • Rating: 4.9
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Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce. Meanwhile, officials and villagers in the ancestral home utilize various strategies to encourage the Singaporeans to revisit their ancestral village, sustain heritage ties, and help enhance the moral economy. Published by: Hong Kong University Press. This ethnographic study examines two geographically distinct groups of Chinese coming together to re-establish their lineage and identity through cultural and economic activities. Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China illustrates the relationship between one group of Singaporean Chinese and their ancestral village in Fujian, China. This ethnographic study examines the reasons why the Singaporean Chinese continue to maintain ties with their ancestral village and how they reproduce Chinese culture through ancestor worship and religion in the ancestral village. In some cases, the Singaporeans feel morally obliged to assist in village reconstruction and infrastructure developments such as new roads, bridges, schools and hospitals

Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China. Singapore: nus Press, 2011.

Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China.

This book illustrates the relationship between one group of Singaporean Chinese and their ancestral village in Fujian, China. It explores the reasons why the Singaporean Chinese continue to maintain ties with their ancestral village and how they reproduce Chinese culture through ancestor worship and religion in the ancestral village.

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce2010 m. gruodžio 1 d. Hong Kong University Press. Khun Eng Kuaah-Pearce.

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This work is about the relationship between one group of Singapore Chinese and their ancestral village in Fujian in China. It explores the various reasons why the Singapore Chinese continue to want to maintain ties with their ancestral village and how they go about reproducing Chinese culture (in the form of ancestor worship and religion) in the village milieu in China. It further explores the reasons why the Singapore Chinese feel morally obliged to assist their ancestral village in village reconstruction (providing financial contributions to infrastructure development such as the building of roads, bridges, schools and hospitals) and to help with small scale industrial and retail activities.

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