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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

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Sericulture The Proper Employment of Women in 19th Century China by Grace Wright

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.

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Publication date

14th January 2006

Author

Grace Wright

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Publisher

Lulu.com

Format

Paperback
74 pages

Categories

Asian history

ISBN

9781411671324

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