Publisher description for South China village culture / James Hayes.
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The true essence of China is rooted in its villages. South China Village Culture provides a concise, clear overview of the world of lineage and the clan system, self-government, customary law, ancestor worship, geomancy, Confucianism, Daoism, the status of women, and the multitude of interwoven forces that make up life in China at the village level.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Villages -- China -- Hong Kong.
China -- Social life and customs.