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Author Ebrey, Patricia Buckley, 1947-

Title Women and the family in Chinese history / Patricia Buckley Ebrey.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2003, ©2002.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 291 pages) : illustrations.
Series Critical Asian scholarship
Critical Asian scholarship.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-278) and index.
Contents Women, money, and class: Sima Guang and Song Neo-Confucian views on women. -- Concubines in Song China. -- Shifts in marriage finance from the sixth to the thirteenth century. -- The women in Liu Kezhuang's family. -- The early stages in the development of descent group organization. -- Cremation in Song China. -- Surnames and Han Chinese identity. -- Rethinking the imperial harem: Why were there so many palace women? -- Gender and sinology: shifting Western interpretations of footbinding, 1300-1890.
Summary This is a collection of essays by one of the leading scholars of Chinese history, it explores features of the Chinese family, gender and kinship systems and places them in a historical context.
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Subject Women -- China -- History.
Women -- China -- Social conditions.
Women -- China -- Social life and customs.
Families -- China.
Kinship -- China -- History.
China -- Social life and customs.
China -- Social conditions -- 960-1644.
China -- Civilization -- 960-1644.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Ebrey, Patricia Buckley, 1947- Women and the family in Chinese history. London ; New York : Routledge, 2003, ©2002 0415288223 0415288231 (DLC) 2002031601 (OCoLC)50215114
ISBN 0203218213 (electronic bk.)
9780203218211 (electronic bk.)
0415288223 (Cloth)
0415288231 (pbk.)