Susan L. Mann: Precious Records Women in China's Long Eighteenth Century

Bout Chinese women ever since I learnt about foot binding. Intimate emotions but also political judgments moral values and social relationsAfter an introductory chapter that evaluates the historiography of Chinese women the book surveys High ing history charts the female life course and discusses women's place in writing and learning in entertainment at work and in religious practice The concluding chapter returns to broad historiographic uestions about where women figure in space and time and why we can no longer write histories that ignore them.

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Read the chinese translation love the part of elite wome. This first book length study of gender relations in the Lower Yangzi region during the High ing era c 1683 1839 challenges enduring late nineteenth century perspectives that emphasized the oppression and subjugation of Chinese women Placing women at the center of the High ing era shows how gender relations shaped the economic political social and cultural changes of the age and gives us a sense of what women felt and believed and what they actually did during this periodMost analyses of

N and religion Interesting and helpful Always wondered Ender in High ing times have focused on literature and on the writings of the elite; this book broadens the scope of inuiry to include women's work in the farm household courtesan entertainment and women’s participation in ritual observances and religion In dealing with literature it shows how women's poetry can serve the historian as well as the literary critic drawing on one of the first anthologies of women's writing compiled by a woman to examine not only literary sensibilities and.

Susan Mann retired from the History Department in June 2010 after nearly 30 years of teaching in the UC system first at the University of California Santa Cruz 1982 1989 and then at UC Davis