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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(231mm x 152mm x mm)
Hong Kong University Press
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
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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.