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Straits Chinese society

J. R. Clammer

Straits Chinese society

studies in the sociology of the baba communities of Malaysia and Singapore

by J. R. Clammer

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Published by Singapore University Press in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia,
  • Singapore,
  • Malaysia.,
  • Singapore.
    • Subjects:
    • Peranakan (Asian people) -- Malaysia.,
    • Peranakan (Asian people) -- Singapore.,
    • Malaysia -- Social conditions.,
    • Singapore -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJohn R. Clammer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS595.2.C5 C55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination168 p. ;
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4252680M
      ISBN 109971690098
      LC Control Number80942431
      OCLC/WorldCa7418548

      Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. STRAITS CHINESE PORCELAIN: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE By Ho Wing Meng - Hardcover. Mastering those cultural codes is the only way to overcome the complete lack of trust that marks China’s relationships with other countries (and Chinese society in general). My recent readings on the Cold War, notably with this book, The Wise Men, indicate that understanding the Soviet Union in was as difficult as understanding China today.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Khoo, Joo Ee, Straits Chinese. Amsterdam: Pepin Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.   Yet the colonial authorities had information enough, and the Straits government reported mail by mail, with wearisome iteration, that the state of things was intolerable. One of the very earliest enactments in the statute-book of Hong-kong decrees the suppression of the Triad and other secret societies; it was passed in

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ho, Wing Meng. Straits Chinese silver. Singapore: University Education Press, © (OCoLC) Recent disagreements over Beijing’s claim to the South China Seas (in which a tribunal constituted under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea issued a non-binding decision in July in favor of the Philippines) in many ways is reminiscent of the potentially far more serious clashes over the Taiwan Straits, the first of which occurred shortly after the Korean War broke out.


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Straits Chinese society by J. R. Clammer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The term Straits Chinese or Straits-born Chinese is sometimes used interchangeably with 'Peranakan Chinese'. 'Straits Chinese' emerged, following the British colonization of parts of the Malay Peninsula, as an Anglophone label for people of Chinese descent living in the British-governed Straits Settlements located on the Straits of Malacca.

The Straits Chinese were also adept at marshalling cultural signifiers from Chinese culture and employing their command of English to signal their presence.

At the Golden Jubilee celebrations in Singapore, member of the council Seah Liang Seah read out a congratulatory message inscribed in English on a Chinese-style scroll of crimson silk. Clammer, J. Straits Chinese society: studies in the sociology of the baba communities of Malaysia and Singapore / John R.

Clammer Singapore University Press Singapore Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. A version of this article appeared in the print edition of Straits Chinese society book Straits Times on Jwith the headline 'Changing society through eco books'.

Print Edition | Subscribe. Topics:Author: Olivia Ho. Chinese communities emerged in the port cities of Java, Sumatra and other islands of the archipelago, and especially along the west coast of the Malay Peninsula, in what would become known as the Straits Settlements: Penang, Malacca and book provides a detailed account of the development of the Straits Chinese social and material.

Marshall Cavendish Education, in its apology to readers over Chinese-language children's book Who Wins?, said it publishes books that "cater to an all-inclusive society" (Publisher recalls.

Publisher Marshall Cavendish Education has apologised to readers for causing any misunderstanding after a complaint surfaced that a Chinese-language children's book it published is racist. Read. The book's co-editor, Singapore historian Kwa Chong Guan, said the English edition of the book aims to widen understanding of the beginnings of the Chinese community in Singapore.

The Straits Chinese Magazine was the first English-language periodical owned, edited and published by Malayans. Published between andthe magazine was founded by prominent members of the Straits Chinese (also known as Peranakan) community, Lim Boon Keng and Song Ong y reflecting the perspectives and aspirations of the Straits Chinese community, the periodical was a.

More than a doctor, Wu had strong literary interests. Between andhe co-edited The Straits Chinese Magazine, a journal of arts, science and society.

In China, he collected paintings and other works of art. Always interested in books and learning, he helped set up the Perak state library and made a personal donation to it. This became the classic text, One Hundred Years’ History of the Chinese in Singapore, which chronicles 19th-century Chinese society in Singapore from to The page tome also serves as an excellent reference on the who’s who in Singapore’s early Chinese community, particularly the Straits Chinese.

Straits Settlements Blue Book, (Singapore, ) Straits Directory, (Singapore, ) Journal of the Straits branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (Singapore) Sir Frederick Weld and Sir William Maxwell, severally, on the Straits Settlements in the Journal of.

This book provides a detailed account of the development of the Straits Chinese social and material culture. The text is illustrated with many historical photographs, and a very large selection of high quality colour plates of architecture, furniture, costumes, beadwork, textiles, embroidery, gold and silver jewellery, domestic objects and Reviews: 3.

Isolated from Chinese trends as well as European fashions, it developed its own style and uses in the Straits Settlements of Singapore, Malacca and Penang.

This book traces the origins and characteristics of Stratis Chinese furniture and gives us poi Straits Chinese furniture is a fusion of Chinese Qing dynasty ornateness and early 19th-century /5(1).

Singapore Heritage Society and Landmark Books/Hardback/ pages/$35 with GST from Books Kinokuniya or on loan from the National Library Board under the call number English LEE. Straits Chinese society: studies in the sociology of the baba communities of Malaysia and Singapore.

[J R Clammer] Book: All Authors / Contributors: J R Clammer. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. Exquisite pieces of embroidered clothing, stunning gold and silver jewellery, pretty porcelain artefacts and unusual items of daily living chronicle the rich heritage of the Peranakans or Straits Chinese–a people whose unique culture is an amalgamation of Eastern and Western influences: Chinese, Malay, Indian, Indonesian, Portuguese, Dutch and British.

Singapore Dental Association Book Prize Straits Steamship Prize Tan Kah Kee Gold Medal For Chinese Studies The National University Of Singapore Society Medal (Gold) University Of Singapore Economics Society Book Prize Wan Boo Sow (Chinese Studies Minor) Prize Wan Boo Sow (Chinese Studies Bilingual) Prize.

Free Fun with Chinese Characters the Straits Times Collection 1, this is a great books that I think are not only fun to read but also very educational. Book Details: Published on: Released on: Original language: Opium 2 - This page is an annex to the main Opium page added because loading time was getting too slow.

The table of. Geographical Journal (London: Royal Geographical Society, January –) Goh, Colin, & Woo Yen Yen (eds.), The Coxford Singlish Dictionary (2nd ed.) (Singapore: Angsana Books, ) Gwee, William Thian Hock, A Baba Malay Dictionary: The First Comprehensive Compendium of Straits Chinese Terms and Expressions (Singapore: Tuttle Publishing, ).

The Nyonya Kebaya: A Century Of Straits Chinese Costume Endon Mahmood The author has with this book produced probably the most authoritative work on the Nyonya kebaya, a light blouse that is the traditional wear of female descendants of Chinese and Malays known as the Straits Chinese or Babas and Nyonyas.

The author was a life long collector, conservator and wearer of the kebaya and so.Porcelain as an academic study can be fairly arcane/technical (more so than, say, silverware or beadwork) and this book certainly does get down to details.

But there's more than enough not to scare off the less erudite reader (i.e., me) and while the categorisation of Nonya porcelain by colour may be somewhat passe, I actually found it quite /5(1).Additional Physical Format: Online version: Khoo, Joo Ee, Straits Chinese.

Amsterdam: Pepin Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.