By Jean DeBernardi
Part I of Rites of Belonging makes a speciality of the conjuncture among chinese language and British in colonial Penang. the writer heavily analyzes the 1857 Guanyin Temple Riots and conflicts resulting in the suppression of the chinese language sworn brotherhoods. half II investigates the conjuncture among chinese language and Malays in modern Malaysia, and the revitalization within the Nineteen Seventies and Eighties of chinese language renowned spiritual culture.
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Rites of Belonging: Memory, Modernity, and Identity in a Malaysian Chinese Community: Memory, Modernity and Identity in a Malaysian Chinese Community by Jean DeBernardi