Lukang: Commerce and Community in a Chinese City

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Based on anthropological fieldwork in Lukang, an old seaport in Taiwan, this book examines the city's history, economic structure, and social organization. It addresses such matters as an annual rock fight between the city's major clans, the way votes are bought in local elections, and why the inhabitants of a fairly large industrial and commercial city describe it as a cozy community where everyone knows everyone else. The book uses the framework of a community study to address such large questions as the adequacy of ...

Lukang: Commerce and Community in a Chinese City 1995, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791426906

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Lukang: Commerce and Community in a Chinese City 1995, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791426890

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