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Rebuilding the ancestral village

Singaporeans in China

by Khun Eng Kuah

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Brookfield, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Singaporeans -- China,
  • Social values -- China

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementKuah Khun Eng
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 283 p. :
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16973733M
    ISBN 10075461137X
    LC Control Number99075458

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This work 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 by: 6.

“Rebuilding the Ancestral Village breaks new ground in our understanding of Chinese religion, immigration, and the networks of relationships that link communities together in Greater China.

It extends the use of ethnographic methods to study not just locaCited by: 6. This book is a study of the relationship between two groups of Chinese, the Singapore Chinese and their village relatives in Anxi County, Fujian. It covers the Singaporeans’ search for their cultural roots in their ancestral home villages in Anxi.

Introduction. Constructing a Singapore Chinese Cultural Identity. The Ancestral Village in Anxi County. Negotiating Collective Memories and Social Experiences. The Moral Economy of Rebuilding the Ancestral Village. The Bond of Ancestor Worship.

Religious Revivalism. Rewriting Genealogy and Reclaiming One's Cultural Roots. Rebuilding the Ancestral Village Ming and Qing Historical Records revealed records of Ke lineage ancestral temples (zumiao, 祖庙), lineage temples (zongmiao, 宗庙), and lineage ancestral temples (zongci, 宗祠), but not of a there have been one that locally performed the role of such a temple or would it haveCited by: 6.

Get this from a library. Rebuilding the ancestral village: Singaporeans in China. [Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce] -- "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. 1. -Rebuilding the Ancestral Village breaks new ground in our understanding of Chinese religion, immigration and the networks of relationship that link communities together in Greater China - comment by Richard Madsen, University of California, San Diego[-][-]/5(1).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm: Responsibility: Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce. Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China. Singapore: nus Press, Pp. The first edition of this book was published in and was subsequently republished in While the Chinese translation was made available recently, this review was written based on the edition.

The publishing background of the book reveals its value in Author: Yu-Ju, Lai. Rebuilding the Ancestral Village - Singaporeans in China ().pdf writen by Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce: This work 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 m. The Moral Economy of Rebuilding the Ancestral Village. In book: Rebuilding the Ancestral Village, pp including the rebuilding of ancestral Author: Kuah Khun Eng.

Rebuilding the Ancestral Village examines the relationship between one group of Singaporean Chinese and their ancestral village in Fujian, China. The author explores the reasons why the Singaporean Chinese continue to maintain ties with their ancestral village and how they use ancestor worship and religion in the ancestral village to reproduce traditional Chinese culture.

This chapter explores the extent to which the Singapore Chinese are locked into a set of social relationships within a moral economy that constantly pushes them to assist with village development, including the rebuilding of ancestral houses.

After the reform, the more liberal political climate of relations between China and Singapore enabled an increasing number of. "Book review: Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China, written by Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce" published on 26 Nov by : Lai Yu-Ju.

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Aldershot: Ashgate, This chapter explores religious revivalism in the ancestral villages, qiaoxiang of the emigrants, and their descendants. It examines the significance of ancestors within the Chinese cosmology, the revival of ancestor worship of the Ke Lineage in Penglai, and the extent to which ancestor worship and related practices are gradually being reproduced to cater for both the increasing.

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explains how Singapore Chinese remember their ancestral villages and the role their memories and experiences play in the rebuilding of villages in Anxi.

Chapter 5 is the crux of the book, an examination of how Communist Party cadres in Anxi try to per suade Chinese Singaporeans to make donations for village reconstruction, while the.

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