Custom, land and livelihood in rural south China the traditional land law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1750-1950 /

Land was always at the centre of life in Hong Kong's rural New Territories: it sustained livelihoods and lineages and, for some, was a route to power. Villagers managed their land according to customs that were often at odds with formal Chinese law. British rule, 1898-1997, added complications...

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Main Author: Hase, P. H., (Author)
Format: EBOOK
Published: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2013.
Series:Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
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Call Number: Online KNQ683
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