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Blood, sweat, and mahjong : family and enterprise in an overseas Chinese community / Ellen Oxfeld.

Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1993.
ISBN 080142593X, 0801499089

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Subjects Ausland.
Chinese -- India -- Calcutta.
Chinese -- India -- Kolkata.
Chinois -- Inde -- Calcutta.
Ethnic relations.
India -- Ethnic relations.
India -- Kolkata.
India -- Minorities.
India -- Relaciones eĢtnicas.
Series Anthropology of contemporary issues.
Description xiii, 291 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1993.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-283) and index.
Contents A Note on Chinese Romanization and Names -- 1. Family Trajectories and Panah Enterprise: Hakka Chinese Tanners of Calcutta -- 2. Research in an Ethnic Matrix -- 3. The Emergence of an Entrepreneunal Community: History and Social Organization -- 4. Profit, Loss, and Fate: Gambling and the Entrepreneurial Ethic -- 5. No Instant Success: The First Generation -- 6. "Wife's Wealth": The Familial Division of Labor and Income -- 7. "Branches of a Tree": Family and Firm in the Second and Third Generations -- 8. Individualism, Holism, and the Profit Motive: Mr. Zhou's Story -- Epilogue: Immigrants and Visitors in Toronto.
Geographic Area India
Network Numbers (OCoLC)28217017
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WorldCat Identities Oxfeld, Ellen, 1953-
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