impact of Chinese secret societies in Malaya

a historical study. by Wilfred Blythe

Publisher: Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs [by] Oxford U.P. in London, Kuala Lumpur [etc.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 570 Downloads: 194
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Places:

  • Malaysia,
  • Malaya.

Subjects:

  • Hong men (Society) -- Malaysia,
  • Chinese -- Malaysia -- Malaya

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 547-552.

ContributionsRoyal Institute of International Affairs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS595 .B54
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 570 p.
Number of Pages570
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5766517M
LC Control Number71396881

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Impact of Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya 08 (R.I.I.A.) Hardcover – April 1, by Wilfred Blythe (Author)Author: Wilfred Blythe. Impact of Chinese secret societies in Malaya. London, Kuala Lumpur [etc.] Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs [by] Oxford U.P., (OCoLC) Get this from a library.

The impact of Chinese secret societies in Malaya: a historical study. [Wilfred Blythe; Royal Institute of International Affairs.]. About this Item: Oxford University Press, London, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: fair. First edition. Blythe, Secretary for Chinese Affairs in Malaya in the immediate post war period, produces one of the most comprehensive accounts of secret societies that were an integral part of Chinese society both on the mainland and amongst Chinese overseas.

In this impressive volume of pages, Mr W. Blythe, a Chinese scholar and a former Colonial Secretary of Singapore, has explained an extremely complex subject. Completing a back-breaking work which would have daunted most men, he has covered the whole history of the Triad and similar societies in Malaya and Singapore from to The impact of Chinese secret societies in Malaya: a historical study Wilfred Blythe, Royal Institute of International Affairs Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.

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Chinese Institutions / 中国用户 Author: J.M. Gullick. Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya. think of Dr. Sun Yat Sen as the "Father of the Chinese Republic", and forget, or perhaps are unaware, that it would be more appro-priate to refer to him as the "Big Brother of Chinese Secret Societies".

The Triad Society was first brought to Malaya from South China by Chinese immigrants during the last. The Larut Wars were a series of four wars started in July and ended with the signing of the Pangkor Treaty of The conflict was fought among local Chinese secret societies over the control of mining areas in Perak which later involved rivalry between Raja.

Blythe returned to the Malaya in to write and give talks in on the Chinese secret societies of Malaya. He released a book "Impact of Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya: A Historical Study" in Personal life.

Blythe married with Muriel Gertrude Woodward in and had a Governor: Sir Franklin Charles Gimson, Sir John Fearns. Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya; A Survey of the Triad Society from to Article (PDF Available) in Journal of the American Oriental Society 79(4) October with Reads.

Secret Societies and Overseas Chinese The Impact of Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya: An Historical Study. By WILFRED BLYTHE. [Oxford University Press, London,pp.?] The Chinese have long had secret societies but have not until recently studied them.

This is partly because it has been dangerous for any Chinese to display his. During the s many Chinese migrated to Malaya, bringing their secret societies with them.

The Ghee Hin had strong branch organizations in Penang. Its membership consisted primarily of Cantonese speakers from southern Read More; In Hai San.

secret society that was influential in commerce and tin mining in 19th-century Malaya. The language of Chinese secret societies (“triads”) in Hong Kong can be studied by relating triad language to anti-languages, to taboo language, and to the status of the vernacular in sociolinguistic theory.

The impact of secret societies in Malaya: A historical study. London: Royal Institute of International Affairs & Oxford University Cited by: 9.

The ordinance dealt a critical blow to the secret societies as the major hoeys – 10 in Singapore, five in Penang and three in Malacca – were declared dangerous and were shortly dissolved. [16] References 1. Blythe, W.

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25 Purcell, The Chinese in Malaya, p. and Blythe, W. L., The Impact of Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya (London, ), p. It is said that the closest support between Force and Malayan resistance groups was established with the Askar Melayu Setia. Short, Anthony, The Communist Insurrection in Malaya, – (London Cited by: 3.

Hai San, Chinese secret society that was influential in commerce and tin mining in 19th-century Malaya. The Hai San had its origins in southern China and was transmitted to Malaya by immigrant labourers. Cantonese originally dominated the society, but, between. INTRODUCTION This thread is intended provide a very brief overview of the incredibly complex world of Chinese secret societies.

Prior to writing this, I ran a cursory ATS search on the subject, and although there seem to be occasional threads about the Triads, I could find little in-depth discussion about the bigger picture.

↑ Bolton et al in their book Triad Societies: Western Accounts of the History, Sociology and Linguistics of Chinese Secret Societies (ISBN ) suggest that Boyle seems to have got his facts mixed up. They go on to reiterate that Chang Ah Kwi was the head of the Hai San (Tokong) in Penang and Larut and not of the Ghee Hin (Triad).

The Impact of Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya (), by Wilfred Blythe, is a monumental yet accessible study that draws on decades of. authoritative book, The Impact of Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya, how secret society bosses negotiated with leading politi- cians to legalise their activities in exchange for political support in.

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Chinese Secret Societies. likes. Project Piracy (History)Followers: The Chinese in Malaya. Victor Purcell. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Perak period political population Portuguese Protector Province Wellesley race Raffles registration Resident revenue rice riots says secret societies Selangor ships Singapore Straits.

1 We can find different translation. Prof. Subsaeng Phrombun, following a book on secret societies i ; 1 The word ang-yi (อั้งยี่) is quite familiar with the Thai r, all Thai dictionaries do not include it. One of the largest Thai-English dictionaries gives “Chinese secret society” and explains that it is a Chinese Teochiu word meaning “samakhom lap khong chao Cited by: 2.

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↑ The impact of Chinese secret societies in Malaya: a historical study, Wilfred Blythe, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Oxford U.P.,P ↑ Triad and tabut: a survey of the origin and diffusion of Chinese and Mohamedan secret societies in the Malay Peninsula, A.D.

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This volume collects together and reprints two groundbreaking publications from the s by Dr Leon Comber: Introduction to Secret Societies; and Traditional Mysteries of Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya.

The volumes were written to initiate laypersons to. Right up to the birth of the People’s Republic insecret societies were a special characteristic of old China. “The officials draw their power from the law; the people, from the secret societies.” This Chinese saying sums up the centuries-old conflict between rulers and ruled, privileged and oppressed in imperial China.Impact of Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya 08 (R.I.I.A.) Apr 1, by Wilfred Blythe Hardcover.

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