FAH-DHIST Guest Lecture – ‘Minnan People in Macau and Their Social Formation During the Ming and Qing Dynasty 明清時期的澳門閩南人及社會形態’
|Prof. Zhang Kan 張侃教授|
|28 Nov 2019|
Minnan People in Macau and Their Social Formation During the Ming and Qing Dynasty
Macau is an important port which not only connects the western and Chinese society, but also a crucial part of Asia maritime economic circle. Minnan people participated actively in the maritime world during the Ming and Qing dynasty, they were the group of people that had the closest relationship with the Portuguese in Macau. This speech will focus on the early activities of one Fujian merchant Yan Qisheng around Canton area; Mengshuizhaicundu and its stigmatizing writing about the image of Fujian merchants; transnational marriages of Zheng family in Macau; the early Qing seigniors, Fujian merchants and the trade with Japanese ships; the transformation of Fujian merchant guild’s organization in Macau; the illegal trade of Fujian boatmen in Macau and other topics. These topics will bring up a comprehensive analysis about Minnan people in Macau during these five hundred years.
|All are welcome|
|Department of History|
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