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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


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


Grace Wright

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74 pages


Asian history



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