Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

in Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print April 2009 | ISBN: 9789622099371
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207660 | DOI:

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One can find the traces of Portuguese colonialism all over Macao. Some of these are found in Christian emblems and signs, which Chinese influences have been made to resignify. This chapter discusses neo-classicism and the different neo-classical structures found in Macao.

Keywords: Portuguese colonialism; Macao; Christian emblems; signs; Chinese influences; neo-classicism; neo-classical structures

Chapter.  4005 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Asian History

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