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Secret societies in China in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. [Les sociétés secrètes en Chine]
AuthorChesneaux, Jean
Pub. LocationHong Kong 香港PublisherHeinemann Educational
Date1971Phys. Desc.xii, 210, [16] p. : ill. ; 22 cm
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberHS294.C5213 1971b
Secret societies in China in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Jean Chesneaux ; translated [from the French MS.] by Gillian Nettle.
Translation of Les sociétés secrètes en Chine.
"Collection of original documents translated from the Chinese and material from Western sources."--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-200) and index.
Another copy (ed.) Gleeson Library.

Introduction: From the Confucian Order to the Peoples China -- A Secret Society: The Triad -- A Few Other Societies -- The White Lotus / Pai Lien Hui -- The Eight Diagrams / Pa-Kua -- The Nein -- The Big Sword Society / Ta-tao-hui -- The Boxers / I Ho Chuan -- The Observance Society / Chai Li-hui -- The Vegetarians / Chai-chiao -- The Red Beards / Hung Hu-tzu -- The Red Spears -- The Association of Elder Brothers / Ko-lao-hui -- The Green Band / Ching-Pang -- The Little Sword Society / Hsiao-tao-hui -- The Golden Coins Society / Chin-chien-hui -- The Pure Tea Sect / Ching-cha-hui -- The Golden Elixir Society / Chin-tan-hui -- The Way of Fundamental Unity / Yi-kuan-tao -- Secret Societies and Chinese Society -- Against Imperial Power -- Against Foreign Penetration -- In the Service of the Republican Cause -- The Chinese Revolution 1919-1949 -- An Interim Conclusion.

Subject(s)Secret societies--China--History
China--Social conditions--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Triads (Gangs)
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18693