Women and the Family in Chinese History
By (author) Patricia Ebrey
Normal Price: $86.99
Your Price: $78.29 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.91 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Women and the Family in Chinese History by Patricia Ebrey
Book DescriptionThis is a collection of essays by one of the leading scholars of Chinese history, Patricia Buckley. In the essays she has selected for this fascinating volume, Professor Ebrey explores features of the Chinese family, gender and kinship systems as practices and ideas intimately connected to history and therefore subject to change over time. The essays cover topics ranging from dowries and the sale of women into forced concubinary, to the excesses of the imperial harem, excruciating pain of footbinding, and Confucian ideas of womanly virtue. Patricia Ebrey places these sociological analyses of women within the family in an historical context, analysing the development of the wider kinship system. Her work provides an overview of the early modern period, with a specific focus on the Song period (920-1276), a time of marked social and cultural change, and considered to be the beginning of the modern period in Chinese history. With its wide-ranging examination of issues relating to women and the family, this book will be essential reading to scholars of Chinese history and gender studies.
Buy Women and the Family in Chinese History book by Patricia Ebrey from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415288231
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Patricia Ebrey
Emperor Huizong, Hardback (January 2014)
A comprehensive English-language biography of Emperor Huizong that corrects the prevailing view of this ruler as a decadent political failure who lost the throne to invaders. It recasts the artistically gifted emperor as passionate and paradoxical, yet genuinely ambitious - if too much so - in pursuing glory for his flourishing realm.
Cambridge Illustrated History of China, Paperback (January 2010)» View all books by Patricia Ebrey
In this sumptuously illustrated history, now in its second edition, Patricia Buckley Ebrey traces the origins of Chinese culture from prehistoric times to the present.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Women and the Family in Chinese History book by Patricia Ebrey and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Patricia Ebrey
Professor Buckley Ebrey is Professor of History and Chinese Studies at the University of Washington. She has published widely on Chinese history.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.