IJSSH 2015 Vol.5(9): 808-811 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2015.V5.561

Study on the Ancestral Temple of Minxi Hakka Areas in China and Its Influence on the Village Form – Example for Zhixi Village

Yongqian Qiu, Ping-Sheng Wu, and Min-Fu Hsu
Abstract—The paper has taken the Zhixi Village for example, the most typical one of Minxi Hakka villages, analyzing the changes of such villages from the beginning of development of the patriarchal clan, then further discussing the impact of Ancestral Temple layout on the village texture form and finally making a conclusion of the types and characteristics of the Ancestral Temple buildings.

Index Terms—The ancestral temple, village form, Minxi Hakka areas, Zhixi village.

Yongqian Qiu is with the Department of Architecture, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (e-mail: yuengqiang@gmail.com).

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Cite: Yongqian Qiu, Ping-Sheng Wu, and Min-Fu Hsu, " Study on the Ancestral Temple of Minxi Hakka Areas in China and Its Influence on the Village Form – Example for Zhixi Village," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 808-811, 2015.

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