Description - Chinese Lineage and Society by Maurice Freedman
This book takes the argument first set out in Lineage Organization in South-Eastern China a step further. It incorporates some of Professor Freedman's field data (gathered in the Hong Kong New Territories in 1963) and draws on a wide variety of written sources. As in his first book on the subject, the author seeks to analyse certain crucial institutions of Chinese society within the framework of contemporary anthropological theory.
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(216mm x 138mm x 17mm)
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Author Biography - Maurice Freedman
The author is Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics and Political Science.