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...
Hong Kong :
Hong Kong University Press,
|Series:||Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
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