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FA-54404-09
Empresses and Consorts from the Ming to the End of Imperial China, 1368-1911
R. McMahon, University of Kansas, Lawrence

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Women Shall Not Rule: Imperial Wives and Concubines in China from Han to Liao (Book)
Title: Women Shall Not Rule: Imperial Wives and Concubines in China from Han to Liao
Author: Keith McMahon
Abstract: na
Year: 2013
Publisher: Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Type: Single author monograph
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

Celestial Women: Imperial Wives and Concubines in China from Song to Qing (Book)
Title: Celestial Women: Imperial Wives and Concubines in China from Song to Qing
Author: Keith McMahon
Abstract: This is the second volume of the history of imperial wives and royal polygamy in China, covering the period from the Song dynasty (960-1279) to the Qing (1644-1911). Avoiding the stereotype of the emperor’s plural wives as mere victims or playthings, the book considers empresses and concubines as full-fledged participants in palace life, whether as mothers, wives, or go-betweens in the emperor’s relations with others in the palace. Although restrictions on women’s participation in politics increased after Empress Wu (624-705) in the Tang, strong and active women continued to appear, of both high and low rank. They counseled emperors, ghostwrote for them, oversaw succession when they died, and dominated them when they were weak. They influenced the emperor’s relationships with other women. They enhanced their aura and that of the royal house with their acts of artistic and religious patronage. Dynastic history ended in China when Dowager Cixi broke the rule that women should not rule for the final time, the last great monarch before China’s transformation into a republic.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: https://www.worldcat.org/title/celestial-women-imperial-wives-and-concubines-in-china-from-song-to-qing/oclc/928606357&referer=library_profile_recentitems&returnRegistryId=61129&libraryname=Peabody%20Essex%20Museum
Publisher: Rowman and Littlefield
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 978-1-4422-550
Copy sent to NEH?: No

Sexe et pouvoir à la cour de Chine Épouses et concubines des Han aux Liao (IIIe s. av. J.-C.-XIIe s. apr. J.-C.) (Book)
Title: Sexe et pouvoir à la cour de Chine Épouses et concubines des Han aux Liao (IIIe s. av. J.-C.-XIIe s. apr. J.-C.)
Author: Keith McMahon
Abstract: This is a translation into French of Women Shall Not Rule: Imperial Wives and Concubines in China from Han to Liao (Rowman and Littlefield 2013)
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://www.lesbelleslettres.com/livre/?GCOI=22510100355200
Publisher: Les Belles Lettres
Type: Translation
ISBN: 2-251-33843-8
Translator: Damien Chausende
Copy sent to NEH?: No


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