Women's Roles in Ancient Civilizations: A Reference Guide

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FURTHER READING

Allan Sarah. 1991. The Shape of the Turtle: Myth, Art, and Cosmos in Early China. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Birrell Anne. 1993. Chinese Mythology: An Introduction. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Bodde Derk. 1975. Festivals in Classical China: New Year and Other Annual Observances during the Han Dynasty, 206 B.C-A.D. 220. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Chang Kwang-chih. 1980. Shang Civilization. New Haven: Yale University Press.

-----. 1986. The Archaeology of Ancient China. New Haven: Yale University Press. Chou Hung-hsiang. 1970- 1971. "Fu-X Ladies of the Shang Dynasty." Monumenta Serica 29: 346-390.

Guisso Richard W., and Stanley Johannesen, eds. 1981. Women in China: Current Directions in Historical Scholarship. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press.

Keightley David N., ed. 1983. The Origins of Chinese Civilization. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Kinney Anne Behnke, ed. 1995. Chinese Views of Childhood. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

Legge James. 1967 [ 1885 reprint]. Li Chi: Book of Rites. 2 vols. New Hyde Park, NY: University Books.

-----. 1970. The Chinese Classics, vol. 5 ( 1871- 1885, Oxford University Press). 1871 reprint, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

O'Hara Albert. 1978. The Position of Woman in Early China According to the Lieh Nü Chuan "The Biographies of Chinese Women" ( 1945, Catholic University of America Press). Taipei: Mei Ya Publications.

Raphals Lisa. 1998. Sharing the Light: Representations of Women and Virtue in Early China. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Sommer Deborah, ed. 1995. Chinese Religion: An Anthology of Sources. New York: Oxford University Press.

Swann Nancy Lee. 1968 ( 1932 reprint). Pan Chao: Foremost Woman Scholar of China, First Century A.D. New York: Russell and Russell.

Watson Burton. 1984. The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century. New York: Columbia University Press.

Watson Rubie S., and Patricia Buckley Ebrey, eds. 1991. Marriage and Inequality in Chinese Society. Berkeley: University of California Press.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Introduction xi
  • Further Reading xvii
  • Part I - Asia: the Far East 1
  • 1 - Women in Ancient China 2
  • Notes 32
  • Further Reading 34
  • 2 - Women in Ancient India 35
  • Part II - Asia: the near East 83
  • 4 - Women in Ancient Mesopotamia 85
  • 5 - Women in the Ancient Levant 115
  • Part III - Africa 153
  • 6 - Women in Ancient Egypt 155
  • 7 - Women in Ancient West Africa 188
  • Part IV - The Mediterranean 217
  • 8 - Women in Ancient Greece 218
  • 9 - Women in the Ancient Roman World 257
  • Part V - The Americas 291
  • 10 - Women in Ancient Mesoamerica 292
  • 11 - Women in the Ancient Andes 313
  • Further Reading 361
  • Glossary 363
  • Index 367
  • About the Contributors 387
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