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Sold People

Traffickers and Family Life in North China

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674971974

Publication: March 2017

Text

408 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 halftones, 3 maps, 4 tables

World

  • Conventions
  • Introduction
  • 1. A Young Woman as Portable Property
  • 2. The Flow of Trafficking in the Late Qing
  • 3. New Laws and Emerging Language
  • 4. Fictive Families and Children in the Marketplace
  • 5. Moving Beyond the Reach of the Law
  • 6. The Warlord’s Widow and the Chief of Police
  • 7. Domestic Bonds
  • 8. Talking with Traffickers
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Chinese Terms
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index