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Author Shi, Xia, 1979- author
Title At home in the world : women and charity in Late Qing and early republican China / Xia Shi
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [2018]
©2018
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  HV541 S555 2018    AVAILABLE    30530001295690
 人文社會聯圖  HV541 .S55 2018    AVAILABLE    30610020573788
 Modern History Library  361.7082095 S555    AVAILABLE    30550100678588
Descript ix, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-260) and index
Introduction -- Beyond a personal virtue -- Being female philanthropists -- Reaching out to women in the home -- Women interacting with the YWCA -- Redefining Confucian gender doctrines -- Women, superstition, and the reorientation toward charity -- Epilogue
Subject Women in charitable work -- China -- History
Women philanthropists -- China -- History
Women -- China -- Social conditions
Sex role -- China -- History
Charities -- China -- History
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