The Story of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang 槟城福建公司


2014. Hokkien Kongsi , Penang.
Hardcover, 28.6cm x 26.4cm, 185 pages
100+ colour photographs
Language: English, Chinese
ISBN: 9789671276709


Product Description

The five prominent Hokkien Clan Surnames namely Cheah, Khoo, Lim, Tan and Yeoh in Penang originated from Sam Toh District, Hai Teng County of Fujian Province South Eastern China. The Hokkien Kongsi, Penang was established in 1856 by the five clans and has since become a mainstay in maintaining Chinese culture and heritage in Penang.


The present volume is the first-ever endeavor of Hokkien Kongsi Penang to present the story of the Penang Hokkiens in general and particularly the five prominent Kongsis.


Table of Contents 目录

19th Century Hokkien Migration to Penang     十九世纪福建迁移到槟城

Segmentary Structure and Social Organizations    区隔结构和社会组织

Origins and Development of The Big Five Kongsis    五大公司的起源与发展

Organizational Structure and Development of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang   组织结构与槟城福建悬公司的发展

The Five Community Temples of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang   槟城福建悬公司的五个社区寺庙

The Architecture of The Five Community Temples of Hokkien Kongsi, Penang    槟城福建悬公司的五个社区寺庙的建筑


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Additional Information

Weight 1400 g
Dimensions 28.6 x 26.4 x 1.9 cm