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eBook Disgraceful Matters: The Politics of Chastity in Eighteenth-Century China epub
  • ISBN: 0520240332
  • Author: Janet Theiss
  • Genre: Other
  • Subcategory: Humanities
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of California Press; First edition (January 10, 2005)
  • Pages: 296 pages
  • ePUB size: 1157 kb
  • FB2 size 1955 kb
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Looking beyond the familiar trappings of the cult of female chastity-such as hagiographies of widows and chastity shrines-in late imperial China, this book explores the cult's political significance and practical ramifications in everyday life during the eighteenth century.

Looking beyond the familiar trappings of the cult of female chastity-such as hagiographies of widows and chastity shrines-in late imperial China, this book explores the cult's political significance and practical ramifications in everyday life during the eighteenth century. In the first full-length study of the subject, Janet Theiss examines a vast number of laws, legal cases, regulations, and policies to illustrate the social and political processes through which female virtue was defined, enforced, and contested.

Home Browse Books Book details, Disgraceful Matters: The Politics of Chastity i. .Disgraceful Matters: The Politics of Chastity in Eighteenth-Century China. The institutionalized veneration of chaste widows and chastity martyrs first came to the attention of historians in the 1930s, who approached it from the perspective of the radical critiques and transformations of the old Confucian family system in their day.

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Disgraceful Matters: The Politics of Chastity in Eighteenth-Century China. Chinese dynasties had for centuries issued awards for extraordinary virtue to the chaste and filial to provide exemplars for the moral cultivation of their subjects and to enhance their own image of virtue and benevolence.

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Looking beyond the familiar trappings of the cult of female chastity―such as hagiographies of widows and chastity shrines--in late imperial China, this book explores the cult's political significance and practical ramifications in everyday life during the eighteenth century. In the first full-length study of the subject, Janet Theiss examines a vast number of laws, legal cases, regulations, and policies to illustrate the social and political processes through which female virtue was defined, enforced, and contested. Along the way, she provides rich details of social life and cultural practices among ordinary Chinese people through narratives of criminal cases of sexual assault, harassment, adultery, and domestic violence.
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