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Between birth and death : female infanticide in nineteenth-century China

Author: Michelle Tien King
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014] ©2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study breaks down the relationship between female infanticide and Chinese culture and reconstructs that association as a product of historical processes of the nineteenth century. It takes as its explicit focus the changing perception of female infanticide in Chinese history. Without diminishing the seriousness of the problem of excess female mortality in either the Chinese present or past, it seeks to disrupt  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée:
King, Michelle Tien, author.
Between birth and death
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Tien King
ISBN: 9780804788939 0804788936
OCLC Number: 1097305311
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xiii, 250 pages ) : illustrations.
Responsibility: Michelle T. King.

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Between Birth and Death is a critical history of female infanticide in nineteenth-century China, when it was transformed from a moral issue affecting local communities into an emblematic cultural  Read more...

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"In a compelling and elegantly written book, Michelle T. King offers a sensitive exploration of a tense topic. She evokes a silent-voiceless- void and the circles of influence and effect that Read more...

 
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