Chinese Clans In Penang: A Concise History (Volume 1)


by Penang Chinese Clan Council (Malaysia)

Chinese Clans In Penang: A Concise History (Volume 1)

Price:  US$74.30   (SGD103.20*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 378 pages
Published:  2013, Malaysia, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789671193402
SB#:  061982 (130)

About This Book

Among the Chinese living in the state of Penang in Malaysia, many of them originated from the same clan sharing the same ancestry. In order to make a living, they cooperated in the spirit of unity to strengthen their powers. For 200 years, they gradually founded more than 170 ancestral organisations, the highest number of ancestral organizations among other Malaysian states. Chinese Clans in Penang: A Concise History (Volume 1) is a book with chapters on how Chinese forefathers landed and settled in Penang, where they sought a livelihood and considered their home ever since. Under the lens of the same camera and descriptions, this book presents accounts pertaining to the perseverance, selfless commitment and sacrifice of the forefathers in providing welfare to their clansmen. This colossal book covers over 100 clan houses complete with beautiful interior and exterior photographs, location maps, clan histories and origins of surname. Texts in Chinese and English.


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