Item #354957 Separation and reunion in modern China / Charles Stafford. Charles Stafford.

Separation and reunion in modern China / Charles Stafford

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 1st Paperback Edition. Fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Signed. Item #354957
ISBN: 0521784344

Physical description: viii, 202 pages. Contents:
Acknowledgements -- Introduction: an anthropology of separation -- 1. Two festival of reunion -- 2. The etiquette of parting and return -- 3. Greeting and sending-off the dead -- 4. The ambivalent threshold -- 5. Commensality as reunion -- 6. Women and the obligation to return -- 7. Developing a sense of history -- 8. Classical narratives of separation and reunion -- 9. The politics of separation and reunion in China and Taiwan -- Conclusion: the separation constraint -- Notes -- References -- Index. Subjects: Kinship Taiwan Psychological aspects. Kinship Taiwan Religious aspects. Ethnology China. Separation (Psychology) China.

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