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Sericulture The Proper Employment of Women in 19th Century China

by Grace Wright

Sericulture The Proper Employment of Women in 19th Century China Synopsis

Through their labor in the production of silk, women had an important place in the economy of China. The government encouraged this as a legitimate female occupation from the Shang dynasty into the 19th century. It gave women a position in society outside of the family structure wherein they could support themselves.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781411671324
Publication date: 14th January 2006
Author: Grace Wright
Publisher: Lulu.com
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 74 pages
Categories: Asian history,

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