Between birth and death : female infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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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]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2013017259
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Tien King
ISBN: 0804788936 9780804788939
OCLC Number: 1312764120
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 250 pages ): illustrations.
Contents: Deciding a child's fate : women and birth --
Reforming customs : scholars and morality --
Seeing bodies : experts and evidence --
Saving souls : missionaries and redemption --
Reframing female infanticide : the emerging nation.
Responsibility: Michelle T. King.

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