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Gender and Sexuality in Modern Chinese History

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ISBN-10: 052168370X

ISBN-13: 9780521683708

Edition: 2011

Authors: Susan L. Mann

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List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/30/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Susan Mann is Professor Emerita of History at the University of California, Davis. She has written many books including The Talented Women of the Zhang Family (2007) and Precious Records: Women in China's Long Eighteenth Century (1997).

Preface: Does Sex Have a History?
Introduction: The cloistered lady and the bare stick
Gender, Sexuality, and the State
Family and state: The separation of the sexes
Traffic in women and the problem of single men
Sexuality and gender relations in politics and law
Gender, Sexuality, and the Body
The body in medicine, art, and sport
The body adorned, displayed, concealed, and altered
Abandoning the body: Female suicide and female infanticide
Gender, Sexuality, and the Other
Same-sex relationships and txansgendered performance
Sexuality in the creative imagination
Sexuality and the Other
Conclusion: Gender, sexuality, and citizenship
Afterword: Gender and Sexuality - Useful Categories of Historical Analysis?