Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction:The traditional New Territories, land and society The imperial land law The customary land law Registration for the land tax and collection of land tax Arable land : family holdings, trusts and clan holdings Restraints on transactions in land The next heir The middleman and the role of the community in land transactions Temporary and reversible alienations : mortgages and leases Land deeds and the Japanese occupation, 1941-1945 An overview Customary land deeds.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographic references (pages -465) and index.