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Merchants' Daughters - Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

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Hardback

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Merchants' Daughters - Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China by Helen Siu
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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.

Author Biography

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.
Release date Australia
March 1st, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
Hong Kong
Imprint
Hong Kong University Press
Pages
388
Dimensions
158x234x32
ISBN-13
9789622099692
Product ID
4036014

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