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True to Her Word : the Faithful Maiden Cult in Late Imperial China.

Author: Weijing Lu
Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a comprehensive study of faithful maidenhood in late imperial China from the vantage points of state policy, local history, scholarly debate, and the faithful maiden's own subjective point of view.
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Lu, Weijing.
True to Her Word : The Faithful Maiden Cult in Late Imperial China.
Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Weijing Lu
ISBN: 9780804786782 080478678X
OCLC Number: 817894924
Description: 1 online resource (367 pages)
Contents: List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Introduction; Part One. History; 1. Moral Heroism and Craving for Extremes: The Ming Period (1368 -1644); 2. Putting Young Heroines in the Spotlight: The Seventeenth Century; 3. The State and the Social Webs of Exaltation: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries; Part Two. Choices; 4. Dissuading the Resolute: The Families of Faithful Maidens; 5. Dying for an Ideal: The Choice of Suicide; 6. A Young Life, a Long Journey: Living as a Faithful Maiden; Part Three. Ideology; 7. Old Rituals and New Questions: The Faithful Maiden Debate. ConclusionAppendix: Faithful Maidens Reported inQinding da Qing yitong zhi (Siku quanshu edition); Character List; Notes; References; Index.

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