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By Lily Xiao Hong Lee,A.D. Stefanowska,Sue Wiles

ISBN-10: 0765617501

ISBN-13: 9780765617507

This new quantity of the "Biographical Dictionary of chinese language girls" spans greater than 2,000 years from antiquity to the early 7th century. It recovers the tales of greater than 2 hundred girls, the majority of them unknown within the West. The participants have sifted conscientiously during the to be had resources, from the oracle bones to the earliest legends, from Liu Xiang's didactic Biographies to professional and unofficial histories, for glimpses and insights into the lives of girls. Empresses and consorts, nuns and shamans, ladies of notoriety or exemplary advantage, ladies of bold and ladies of inventive or scholarly accomplishment - all are to be discovered the following. The editors have assembled the tales of ladies excessive born and occasional, representing the complete diversity of woman recreation. The biographies are geared up alphabetically inside of 3 historic groupings, to provide a few context to lives lived in altering conditions over millennia. A thesaurus, a chronology, and a discovering checklist that identifies ladies of every interval by means of history or box of pastime also are provided.

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