English translation of unpublished Chinese manuscript; hence no Chinese uniform title.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Location Langdong The name 'Kam' The villagers Physical characteristics of the people The village Farming Spinning and weaving Thrifty people Mornings and evenings Food Mealtime etiquette Drinks Clothing Coming-of-age Courtship by night Courtship by day Intimidating situations for young women Matchmakers Engagement ceremony Marriage and divorce Unorthodox marriages Marriage relationships The distinction in culture between men and women Clan-centred community Pipe-smoking elders No beggars or thieves Monotonous and primitive music Festivals and celebrations Children Survival in the midst of suffering Author's postscript Translator's postscript.