Crossing the gate : everyday lives of women in Song Fujian (960-1279)

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Full title: Crossing the gate : everyday lives of women in Song Fujian (960-1279) / Man Xu.
Main author: Xu, Man, 1979- (Author)
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Gates in and out of the Jia
  • House gate (men) and lane gate (lü)
  • Middle gate (zhong men)
  • Gate titles for mothers
  • II. Women on journeys
  • Vehicles
  • Traces
  • III. Women in local communities
  • Inner affairs (Nei Shi) and outer affairs (Wai Shi)
  • Women and household economy
  • IV. Women and local welfare
  • Women and public projects
  • Women and local governments
  • Women's participation in local administration
  • Women and governmental structures
  • Women and lawsuits
  • Women under the administration of local governments
  • Gender consideration in local governments public projects
  • V. Women and religion
  • Laywomen in Confucian eyes
  • Personal practices
  • Religious communication with relatives and outsiders
  • Religious excursions
  • Buddhist funeral
  • VI. Women and burial
  • Tomb structure: from single-chamber to multi-chamber
  • Joint burial: partition wall and passageway
  • From inner/outer to left/right
  • The problem of one man, many wives
  • Funerary accessories from seven multi-chamber tombs
  • Late Southern Song tombs
  • Mural tombs
  • Epilogue.