I Am the Clay by Chaim Potok
By Chaim Potok
Because the chinese language and the military of the North sweep south throughout the Korean battle, an previous peasant farmer and his spouse flee their village around the bleak, bombed-out panorama. They quickly come across a boy in a ditch who's wounded and subconscious. Stirred via possessiveness and worrying the girl refuses to go away the boy at the back of. the guy thinks she is loopy to nurse this boy, to possibility their lives for a few demise stranger. offended and bewildered, he waits for the boy to die. And while the boy doesn't die, the outdated guy starts off to think that the boy possesss a magic upon which all their lives depend....
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It stereotypes the able-bodied male as the worker, discounting children at work and the handicapped. Despite the gaps, the impression comes through clearly that from the 1880s to the 1930s, as an elite emerged from among the Chinese population, a substantial number of people lived, not necessarily in monetary poverty — when wages are compared between Hong Kong and the mainland — but under the burden of high rent that outstripped any improvement that wage increases might warrant. This setting highlights the difference between the new-comer and the long-term settler.
11 When the British first took over the island of Hong Kong, there were only a few thousand farmers and fisherfolk scattered among small villages and moorings. There was no city. The city was built under British sponsorship by migrants from the Mainland. During the 1840s, tens of thousands of men from Mainland villages came to Hong Kong to make a living. There soon arose loose organizations of these migrants by place of origin or by trade; there were also some secret societies. But, apart from occasional outbursts against particularly irksome policies of the British RELIGION IN HONG KONG HISTORY 43 colonial authorities, there were no organizations, which brought them together across the boundaries of home place or occupation.
The emerging city of Hong Kong, on the other hand, was not a city of the Qing empire. There were no mandarins appointed by the emperor and, therefore, no divine projection of the magistrate or city god. The Man Mo Temple was the social organization of Chinese people outside the jurisdiction of the Qing Empire and under the rule of the British colonial empire. This society was organized on the basis of popular religion.