James W. Hayes

James William Hayes is a Hong Kong historian and retired civil servant. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of London.[1]

Biography [ edit ]

James Hayes worked in Hong Kong's New Territories for almost half his thirty-two years of government service.[2] He joined the Hong Kong Government as Cadet Officer Class II in 1956.[1] He retired as Regional Secretary of the New Territories in 1987.[3] He has written extensively on the history and anthropology of the New Territories.[4]

Bibliography [ edit ]

James Hayes' bibliography includes:

  • Hayes, James (1964). "The Settlement and Development of a Multiple-clan Village". In Topley, Marjorie (ed.). Aspects of Social Organization in the New Territories (PDF). Hong Kong: Cathay Press. pp. 10–15. OCLC 56615727. Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Branch. Weekend Symposium. 9th-10th May, 1964
  • Hayes, James (1977). "Chapter 4: A Multilineage Settlement of Cantonese Farmers". The Hong Kong Region, 1850 to 1911: Institutions and Leadership in Town and Countryside. Archon Books. ISBN 9780208016263.
  • Hayes, James (1977). The Hong Kong region, 1850-1911: institutions and leadership in town and countryside. Archon Books. ISBN 9780208016263.
  • Hayes, James (1983). The rural communities of Hong Kong: studies and themes. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195815047.
  • Hayes, James (1993). Tsuen Wan: growth of a 'new town' and its people. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195851663.
  • Hayes, James (15 June 1994). "Chapter 3: San Po Tsai (Little Daughters-in-Law) and Child Betrothals in the New Territories of Hong Kong from the 1890s to the 1960s". In Jaschok, Maria; Miers, Suzanne (eds.). Women and Chinese patriarchy: submission, servitude, and escape. Zed Books. pp. 51–53. ISBN 978-1856491266.
  • Hayes, James (1996). Friends & teachers: Hong Kong and its people, 1953-87. Hong Kong University Press. ISBN 9789622093966.
  • Hayes, James (2001). South China village culture. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195919899.
  • Hayes, James (2006). The great difference: Hong Kong's New Territories and its people, 1898-2004. Hong Kong University Press. ISBN 9789622097940.

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References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b The University of Hong Kong: James William Hayes Doctor of Letters honoris causa, Citation by Professor Lee Ngok, 1992
  2. ^ Columbia University Press: Mini biography of James HayesArchived 7 September 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Carroll, John Mark (2007). A concise history of Hong Kong. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 221. ISBN 978-0742534223.
  4. ^ Faure, David; Siu, Helen, eds. (1995). Down to Earth: The Territorial Bond in South China. Stanford University Press. p. xi. ISBN 0-8047-2434-2.
  5. ^ Leisure and Cultural Services Department: List of Museum Expert Advisers
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