McMahon, K: CELESTIAL WOMEN. Imperial Wives and Concubines in China from Song to Qing. Lanham, 2016. xxxiii, 277 pp. 23x16 cm. Cloth.
Considers empresses and concubines as full participants in palace life. Combines analysis of the lives and aspects of the role of these women in palace life with descriptions of the lives of numerous empresses and concubines from the Song dynasty onwards to the end of the Qing. A good and lively read!
Subjects: Sociology History
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 43 in printed List 187.
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