Under the Ancestors' Shadow: Chinese Culture and Personality

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INDEX
Acculturation, order of, 19
Achievements, outstanding, given in genealogical record, 232
Address, terms of, 58, diag., 60, 61
Adler, Alfred, 245
Adoption, 76
Aged, see Old age
Altar, 116
Amusement, 25
Ancestor festival, 182-91; offering trays, 185
Ancestor of All Buddhas, 140
Ancestors, basis of socialization of young, 198; cult of, derives its existence from that of family organization, 242; primary ancestor, 55; relationship with descendants, 241
Ancestral line, propagation of, 107-30
Ancestral ways, introduction to, 198-235
Animals, spiritual bond with man, 231; cruelty to, in England and United States, 265n
Anonymity, preference for, in competition, 262
Apparition, holy, 135
Apprentice system, 216
Arensberg, Conrad M., 66
Aristocracy, causes of weakness in, 9
Authority, 242; and competition, 257-60; submissive attitude toward, 260
Babies, see Children
Bachelor, socially lost, 253
Bad, see Good and bad
Beating, as communal punishment, 225
Bedrooms, 57
Behavior, characteristics, 262 ff.; evil, 148; good, 147; of rising and falling families contrasted, 7 ff.; prosperity or misery depend on, 145
Betrothal, and wedding, 85-98; broken, 92; early, 88, 91; presents, 86 ff.; relation of girl with future husband's family, 90
Big-family ideal, 9, 10, 109-13, 238
Birth of infant, 199-202; cause of difficult labor, 199; celebration, 200 ff.
Birth control, 109; father and son occupy bachelor room, 296
Birth rates, 214n
Bridge-crossing ceremony for spirit of the dead, 165
Brothers, relationship between, 59
Brother-sister relationship, 59, 63
Buddha, 139, 140, 142, 183
Burial, date, hour, and location decided by divination, 156; see also Dead; Funeral; Graveyard
Burma Road, 27
Business, reward and punishment, 227
Chang, Fei, 142
Chang Huan Hou Ta Ti, 139
Characteristics, good and bad, 145 ff.
Cheng, Marquis Kuo-fan, 282, 284
Chiang, Liang-fu, 301, 305
Children, authority over, 223, 257; betrothals, 88, 91; birth, 199-202; care, 202-4, 257; difference in training between rich and poor, 219; disposal of body after two or three in family have died, 204; feeding habits, 272; illness attributed to evil spirits, 203; learn to deal with spirits, 217; not entitled to funeral, 154, 204; orphaned, 251; reward and punishment, 220-29; sexes trained for different roles, 215, 218, 219; training and education, 213-33, 239; weaning, 214; wider China's disciplining of, 284
Chi Lu Chen Chun, 136
China (wider), 279-89; changes in family behavior and in relationship between sexes since the Republic, 287-88; chief way to acquire wealth, 281n; corruption in government, 227; cycles of history, 7; district histories, 305; examinations system for bureaucratic posts abolished

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • Plans and Diagrams xiii
  • Chapter I- Introduction 3
  • Chapter II- Yin Chai and Yang Chai - Worldly and Other-Worldly Residences 29
  • Chapter III- Life and Work under the Ancestral Roof 56
  • Chapter IV- Continuing the Incense Smoke 76
  • Chapter VI- How Ancestors Live 131
  • Chapter VII- Communion with Ancestors 166
  • Chapter VIII- Introduction to the Ancestral Ways 198
  • Chapter IX- The Ancestors'' Shadow 236
  • Chapter X- Culture and Personality 256
  • Summary 276
  • Chapter XI- Wider China 279
  • Appendices 291
  • Index 311
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