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The Talented women of the Zhang family

Author: Susan Mann
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Series: Philip E. Lilienthal Asian studies imprint.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of China in the nineteenth century usually features men as the dominant figures in a chronicle of warfare, rebellion, and dynastic decline. This book challenges that model and provides an  Read more...

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Named Person: Chang (Família)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Mann
ISBN: 9780520250901 0520250907
OCLC Number: 804443947
Description: XVI, 322 p., [4] p. de làm. : il
Contents: List of Illustrations Genealogical Chart of the Zhang Family and Their Collateral Kin Prologue 1 Jining, Shandong (1893--1895) 2 Tang Yaoqing, Guixiu (1763--1831) 3 Zhang Qieying, Poet (1792--after 1863) 4 Wang Caipin, Governess (1826--1893) Epilogue. The Historian Says ... Zhang Family Chronology Glossary of Names Glossary of Terms Appendix. Selected Poems and Song Lyrics Notes References Acknowledgments Index
Series Title: Philip E. Lilienthal Asian studies imprint.
Responsibility: Susan Mann.

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"Wonderful ... An erudite and important contribution to the social history of nineteenth-century China. Yet it reads almost like a novel." Times Literary Supplement (TLS) "[An] elegantly written and Read more...

 
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