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Hung Society Or the Socie. If you've ever wondered about the background, myths, rituals and history of the Tongs, the Triads or the Shaolin monks, this volume discusses where they came together and the heart of the gestalt that formed them. 2 people found this helpful.
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The Baskerville Press, Ltd, London, 1925-1926. Publisher's cloth, gilt stamped. An important collection of scholarly texts on the Chinese secret societies known as the 'Hung' societies, from the nineteenth century through early twentieth centuries. xv, 180pp - viii, 196pp - vi, 148pp. colour and b/w illustrations. A Lewis (bookbinder) on the foot of the spine . These were most common in Southern China, but with emigration they spread globaly, and some of the modern tongs and triads are said to have evolved from them.
Ward was typical (in some ways, very unusual in others) as a British officer, serving in a number of locations. As most foreign service types, he was a mason, and later served as an Orthodox bishop (in a very unorthodox chain). He finished his life in Cyprus, where he had fled following allegations of sexual impropriety. It is important to realize that this, and the three hundred dollar volume set are the same books.
Volumes 1 through 3. Like Freemasonry in the West, the Hung or Triad Society seems to claim it is a lineal descendant of the ancient mysteries. Its signs are of primeval antiquity, but it represents the Higher Degrees in Freemasonry rather than the Craft in that the main part of the ritual deals with what is supposed to befall a man after death. The Hung ritual is full of words which have an ordinary and a special Hung meaning. In this book, the ritual is set out in as complete a form as possible, with notes on its meaning and evidence to show the original basis on which it rests.
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Together, let's build an Open Library for the World. Are you sure you want to remove The Hung Society, or, The Society of Heaven and Earth from your list? The Hung Society, or, The Society of Heaven and Earth. by J. S. M. Ward, W. G. Sterling. Published 1983 by Orient Cultural Service in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. Triads (Gangs), Hong men (Society).
Offshoots of the Hung Society 18. He has published a number of books and articles on sociolinguistics, Asian Englishes, Hong Kong English, Chinese pidgin English, and Chinese secret societies.
Offshoots of the Hung Society 186. 136. The Triad Motto In Obedience to the Ways of Heaven 185. 139. The Magic Mirror and the Importance of the Shadow. Библиографические данные.
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