List of Figures Introduction Chapter One: The Myth of Matriarchy Chapter Two: Neolithic Era Chapter Three: Shang Dynasty Chapter Four: Western Zhou Era Chapter Five: Eastern Zhou Era Epilogue: The Myth of the Evil Woman Glossary Notes Bibliography Index.
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This pioneering book provides a comprehensive survey of ancient Chinese women's history, covering thousands of years from the Neolithic era to China's unification in 221 BCE. For each period-Neolithic, Shang, Western Zhou, and Eastern Zhou-Hinsch explores central aspects of female life such as marriage, family life, politics, ritual, and religious roles. (source: Nielsen Book Data) 9781538115404 20180828