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Description - Merchants' Daughters by Helen Siu

The book turns conventional scholarship on its head by asking whether lineages, Confucian morality, and the cultural orientation of merchant families might have provided an unusual space for women's action in South China from the late Qing to the present.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789622099692
ISBN-10: 9622099696
Format: Hardback
(231mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 388
Imprint: Hong Kong University Press
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publish Date: 6-Apr-2010
Country of Publication: Hong Kong

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Author Biography - Helen Siu

Helen F. Siu is a professor of anthropology at Yale University and honorary director of the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong.

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