Women and the Family in Chinese History

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Index

A
“adopted sons” 52, 55, 109, 137–8, 240n, 241n
adultery 44
agnatic kinship see descent group organization
All Souls' Feast 112, 113
Amherst, Lord 198
ancestors:
ancestor worship see ancestral rites;
and Han Chinese identity 171–3
ancestral halls 134, 138–41, 142
ancestral rites:
agnatic kinship activities 5, 107–43, 161;
altars 111, 128, 235n;
assemblies at graves 113–14, 115, 134, 139–40;
grave worship 5, 111–19, 128, 142, 154–5;
mourning obligations 42–4, 102, 109;
and number patterns 136, 239n;
portrait use 9;
role of women 30–1;
status of concubines 40, 42–4, 60;
see also ghosts
Anderson, Benedict 174–5
anecdotes 46, 225–6n
anthropology:
focus on kinship systems 1–2
aristocracy:
agnate kinship groups 110;
marriage finance of 64–8, 71, 80–1, 82, 87;
marriage into and within 66–8, 87
arranged marriages 7, 40

B
Ba people and names 168
Bai Juyi (772–846) 230n, 243n
Ban Gu 189–90
Ban Zhao 29, 33, 222n
Barrow, John 200, 211–12, 250n
Baudier, Michael 208
Bell, John 204
betrothal ceremony 234n
betrothal gifts 62, 64–6, 68–9, 71, 72, 79, 82, 230n;
contents of 65;
as indirect dowry 80, 83, 87, 228n;
and inheritance law 74;
limits on 65, 66;
see also dowries
bi39, 45;
see also maids
biographies of women 68, 90
biqie45
Birge, Bettine 220n, 222n
Blue Waterside Academy 33
Bodhisattva:
bones of 151, 243–4n;
self-immolation 245n
bondservants 51–2, 60;
see also maids
bones 144, 151, 152–6, 157, 243–4n
Bray, Francesca 192
brokers of concubines 47, 48, 49–50
Buddhism 192;
burial practice acceptable to 152, 243n;
and change to cremation 5, 144, 145–6, 151–7, 163, 243n, 244n, 245n;
coexistence with indigenous beliefs 8, 113, 146, 163, 235n;
family ethics 12;
festivals for grave visiting 112, 113;
impact on kinship systems 9;
in Liu Kezhuang's family 96, 98, 100, 101;
and management of funerary arrangements 5, 8, 9, 151, 154, 156, 161, 164, 246n;
monasteries as model for charitable estates 130;
neo-Confucian opposition to 8–9, 112–13, 158–9, 161
burial custom 5, 8;
by genealogical arrangement 115, 116, 117illus, 118, 236n;
and concubine mothers 55;
of cremated remains 144, 148–9, 150illus, 151, 155, 157, 160, 243n;
delay before burial 146, 152–3, 154, 156, 163, 244n;
delaying decay of body 145, 153, 155;
double burial

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