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Lion and Dragon in Northern China (Oxford in Asia Hardback Reprints) Hardcover – 1 Dec 1986

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  • Hardcover: 476 pages
  • Publisher: OUP China; New Ed edition (Dec. 1986)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195837940
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195837940
  • Product Dimensions: 14.8 x 5.1 x 22.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 10,787,014 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This is a detailed record of life in Weihaiwei, in the province of Shantung, providing a colourful and accurate study of the the local customs regarding the ownership of land, the structure of village leadership, festivals, the lives of women and children, religious activities, local superstitions, law and civil litigation, and the history of the area. The author lived and worked in Weihaiwei during the early part of this century, from 1904 to 1917, and his book is still regarded as an important source by scholars of Chinese society today. Readership: scholars and students of Chinese society; anthropologists

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