Straits Chinese House: Domestic Life and Traditions

by Peter Lee and Jennifer Chen

RM 95.00

Since leaving the Chinese mainland and settling in the Malay archipelago as early as the seventeenth century, the Chinese Straits (also known as the Peranakan) community - with their rich culture rooted in Chinese tradition, yet indelibly influenced by Malay, Portuguese, Dutch and British customs - has become one of the oldest and most unique overseas Chinese communities in the world."The Straits Chinese House" is a lavishly illustrated volume that provides readers with a unique insight into the lifestyle, traditions, and rich history of this distinctive yet eclectic community - from the ceremonial and religious to the day-to-day - through their own homes.



123 pages

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