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Hong Kong: Anthropological Essays on a Chinese Metropolis (Anthropology of Asia) - Grant Evans, Maria Tam
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[SR: 2719051], Paperback, [EAN: 9780700706020], Routledge, Routledge, Book, [PU: Routledge], 1997-06-25, Routledge, 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. It looks at modern Hong Kong in all its splendour and diversity in the run-up to its re-absorption into Greater China in mid-97, through the mediums of film, food, architecture, rumours and slang. 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., 271267, China, 271248, Asia, 65, History, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 276413, Social & Cultural, 276412, Anthropology, 276411, Social Sciences, 60, Society, Politics & Philosophy, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 496674, Cultural Studies, 276411, Social Sciences, 60, Society, Politics & Philosophy, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 276533, Multicultural Studies, 276534, Black Studies, 496706, Discrimination & Racism, 276538, Indigenous Peoples, 276539, Islamic Studies, 276540, Jewish Studies, 276411, Social Sciences, 60, Society, Politics & Philosophy, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 276522, Sociology, 496634, Family & Social Groups, 276303, Law & Disorder, 496644, Methodology & Research, 276447, Population & Demography, 276482, Social Issues, 276530, Sociological Theories, 496640, Sociology of Work, 276411, Social Sciences, 60, Society, Politics & Philosophy, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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Hong Kong: Anthropological Essays on a Chinese Metropolis

Hong Kong has become a by-word for all that is modern in Asia, yet brochures still display the old images of "East meets West". This collection of essays attempts to transcend the old polarities, looking at modern Hong Kong through the mediums of film, food, architectures, rumours and slang.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780700706020
ISBN (ISBN-10): 070070602X
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Publishing year: 1997
Publisher: Routledge/Curzon
352 Pages
Weight: 0,445 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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