November  2017 9
A Study of Interaction between Singapore Dabu Hakka and the Native Place in China during the Republican Period: Taking Shencai Wu's Account Book and Faxiang Wu's Trading Diary as Examples
作者 蕭文評、王濯巾、鐘敏麗
Author Wen-ping Xiao, Zhuo-jing Wang and Min-li Zhong
關鍵詞 民國時期、新加坡、客家華僑、大埔原鄉、互動
Keywords Republican period of China, Singapore, Overseas Hakka, Dabu County, Interaction
摘要 本文以新加坡華僑吳深才《帳本》(1912-1948)與其父大埔人吳發祥《日記交易》為中心,探討民國時期新加坡大埔人與原鄉的互動關係。該帳本和日記除了記錄吳深才在新加坡捐資茶陽會館、茶陽勵志社等外,還詳細記錄了每年寄錢寄物回原鄉的次數和數量及水客名字,親人往來新加坡的花銷以及日程記錄,以及捐資原鄉辦學、修橋、作福等活動。對於瞭解民國時期新加坡大埔人與原鄉之間的互動,提供了一個不可多得的具體個案。
Abstract Centered on an account book of a Singapore overseas Chinese Wu Shencai(1912-1948) and atrading diary of his father Wu Faxiang, this paper discusses interactive relationships between Singapore Hakka of Dabu County and their home village in China. In addition to the records of Wu
Shencai's donation to Char Yong Association and Char Yong Lizhi She in Singapore, the Account Book and Trading Diary detailed record details of the frequency and the amount of money and quantity of goods which were sent back to hometown each year by Wu Shencai as well as the names of “Shuike”, the cost of travels, and the amount of donation to schools, construction of bridges and “Zuofu” in the native place. This study provideds a specific case to understand the interaction between Singapore Hakka People of Dabu County and their native place in China during the Republican period.


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