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Polygamy and sublime passion [electronic resource] : sexuality in China on the verge of modernity / Keith McMahon.

By: McMahon, Keith.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai�i Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (vii, 215 p.).ISBN: 9781441671448 (electronic bk.); 1441671447 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Polygamy -- China | Prostitution -- China | Concubinage -- China | Marriage -- China | China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912 | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Marriage & Family | Geschichte 1600-1912Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Polygamy and sublime passion.DDC classification: 306.84/23095109034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : the male consort of the remarkable woman -- Sublime passion and the remarkable woman -- Qing can be with one and only one -- The otherworldliness of the courtesan -- The love story and civilizational crisis -- Passive polygyny in two kinds of man-child -- Fleecing the customer in Shanghai brothels of the 1890s -- Cultural destiny and polygynous love in Zou Tao's Shanghai dust -- The polygynous politics of the modern Chinese man in Nine-times cuckold -- Conclusion : the postpolygynous future.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : the male consort of the remarkable woman -- Sublime passion and the remarkable woman -- Qing can be with one and only one -- The otherworldliness of the courtesan -- The love story and civilizational crisis -- Passive polygyny in two kinds of man-child -- Fleecing the customer in Shanghai brothels of the 1890s -- Cultural destiny and polygynous love in Zou Tao's Shanghai dust -- The polygynous politics of the modern Chinese man in Nine-times cuckold -- Conclusion : the postpolygynous future.

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