Cantonese Society in China and Singapore: Gender, Religion, by Marjorie Topley

By Marjorie Topley

The amount collects the printed articles of Dr Marjorie Topley, who was once a pioneer within the box of social anthropology within the postwar interval and in addition the 1st president of the revived Hong Kong department of the Royal Asiatic Society.

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Afterwards he will perform the “Going through the Gate” ceremony. Note the child-substitute standing in the incense holder, and the exorcising rattle at the priest’s foot; sacerdotal robes are not worn for this ceremony. Rites Performed by the Singapore Cantonese 39 Fig. 5. Procession round the altar at the entrance to a temple during a “Changing Fate” rite. The women are holding “Fate Money”. Fig. 6. Procession of priest and mother through the Tiger Gate during a “Going through the Gate” ceremony.

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D. Thesis, University of London, 1958. 1959 “Immigrant Chinese Female Servants and Their Hostels in Singapore”. Man, 59 (December 1959): 213–15. 1961 “The Emergence and Social Function of Chinese Religious Associations in Singapore”. Comparative Studies in Society and History, 3(3)(April 1961): 289–314. 1963a “The Great Way of Former Heaven: A Group of Chinese Secret Religious Sects”. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London, 26(2): 362–92. 1963b “Hong Kong”. In The Role of Wealth in South East Asia and the West, ed.

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