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The House of Lim: A Study of a Chinese Family An account of the many aspects of village life in China


About the Author: Margery Wolf

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10 thoughts on “The House of Lim: A Study of a Chinese Family

  1. says:

    The House of Lim A Study of a Chinese FamilyWhile published in the 60s, this book will always help poinantly explain why girl children are considered bad luck for Chinese families This isn t the real theme of the book which follows the dynamics of the Lim farm family in Taiwan, how fa


  2. says:

    Many years ago when I was a surly grad student I remembered seeing this work come up repeatedly in various books, and had never actually read it So I m, like, 20 years overdue It s definitely dated, but still an interesting read.


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  4. says:

    Rather entertaining, but as the writer stated in the foreword of this book, this should not be considered as an anthropological work In my opinion, Margery Wolf inserted too many personal judgments in her writing She could have went deeper to explain the wonderful and dramatic family episodes backed with some t


  5. says:

    As much as the author denies either qualification or intent, some of the finest anthropological writing I ve ever read For the first half anyway Though the later anecdotes begin to insert a slightly less objective tone, the work is no less a fascinating look at a traditional Taiwanese family and farming community during


  6. says:

    great piececlear view of kinship social roles in 1959 China Taiwan great piececlear view of kinship social roles in 1959 China Taiwan


  7. says:

    For freshman year contemporary Chinese society


  8. says:

    This was required reading for my anthropology class It was the best out the list of 100 that I had to chose from and the best book that the class read as they had the same 100 choices.


  9. says:

    Fascinating view of family social structure in a small Taiwan village.


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