Concubinage and servitude in late imperial China

Level C CC306.36 /527679 Available
Full title: Concubinage and servitude in late imperial China / Hsieh Bao Hua.
Main author: Hua, Hsieh Bao.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Concubines and Servants in the General Populace. The dimension of human trafficking
  • The path of a concubine
  • Domestic servants, office attendants, and apprentices
  • Imperial Consorts and Servants. Booi Elite and Harangga
  • Ming palace serving-women
  • Qing serving-women and eunuchs
  • Ritual canon and imperial harem
  • Appendices: The Ming imperial harem ; The Qing imperial harem ; The Ming six bureaus finalized in 1395 ; Simplified plans of Ming-Qing palace and Beijing.