Download e-book for iPad: Dangerous Women: Warriors, Grannies, and Geishas of the Ming by Victoria B. Cass

By Victoria B. Cass

ISBN-10: 0847693945

ISBN-13: 9780847693948

ISBN-10: 0847693953

ISBN-13: 9780847693955

Grannies, geishas, warriors, mystics, recluses, and predators_these are the damaging ladies of conventional China. via her exploration of the parable and background of the Ming, Victoria B. Cass brings their global brilliantly to existence. In a tradition that's resoundingly patriarchal, those ladies are a brilliant counterpoint. Violating state-sponsored orthodoxies, the granny mocks and mimics, the geisha charms along with her mind, the warrior ideas in icy superiority. utilizing new and freshly interpreted resources, the writer leads us optimistically into this extraordinary international, bolstering her erudite and fascinating textual content with attractive colour and black and white paintings of the period.

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