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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 103

Transgressive Typologies

Constructions of Gender and Power in Early Tang China

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$39.95 • £34.95 • €36.95

ISBN 9780674970588

Publication Date: 01/02/2017


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Female Rule and Its Representation: Gender, Paradigm, and Historical Narrative
  • 2. (Self)Expression and Gendered Legitimacy: Projection of Identity in Literature of the Late Seventh Century through the Jinglong Era
  • 3. Ritual, Signs, and the Interpretation of Female Power
  • 4. Building Power: Symbolic Architecture, Conspicuous Consumption, and Rule by Women
  • 5. Gender Anarchy and the Rhetorical Overthrow of Female Rule
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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