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Technology and gender [electronic resource] : fabrics of power in late imperial China / Francesca Bray.

By: Bray, Francesca.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1997Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 419 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780520919006 (electronic bk.); 0520919009 (electronic bk.); 0585104336 (electronic bk.); 9780585104331 (electronic bk.); 9780520206854; 0520206851; 9780520208612; 0520208617.Subject(s): Sex role -- China -- History | Women -- China -- Social conditions | Technology -- Social aspects -- China -- History | China -- Social conditions -- 960-1644 | China -- Social conditions -- 1644-1912 | R�ole selon le sexe -- Chine -- Histoire | Femmes -- Chine -- Conditions sociales | Technologie -- Aspect social -- Chine -- Histoire | Chine -- Conditions sociales -- 960-1644 | Chine -- Conditions sociales -- 1644-1912 | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Technology and gender.DDC classification: 305.3/0951 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Chinese Dynasties -- Introduction: The Framework of Everyday Life: Technology, Women and Cultural History -- Pt. 1. Building a Tradition: The Construction of Chinese Social Space. 1. House Form and Meaning. 2. Encoding Patriarchy. 3. The Text of the Chinese House -- Pt. 2. Women's Work: Weaving New Patterns in the Social Fabric. 4. Fabrics of Power: The Canonical Meanings of Women's Work. 5. Economic Expansion and Changing Division of Labor. 6. Women's Work and Women's Place -- Pt. 3. Meanings of Motherhood: Reproductive Technologies and Their Uses. 7. Medical History and Gender History. 8. Reproductive Medicine and the Dual Nature of Fertility. 9. Reproductive Hierarchies. Conclusion: Gynotechnics and Civilization.
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"A Philip E. Lilienthal book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-409) and index.

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List of Chinese Dynasties -- Introduction: The Framework of Everyday Life: Technology, Women and Cultural History -- Pt. 1. Building a Tradition: The Construction of Chinese Social Space. 1. House Form and Meaning. 2. Encoding Patriarchy. 3. The Text of the Chinese House -- Pt. 2. Women's Work: Weaving New Patterns in the Social Fabric. 4. Fabrics of Power: The Canonical Meanings of Women's Work. 5. Economic Expansion and Changing Division of Labor. 6. Women's Work and Women's Place -- Pt. 3. Meanings of Motherhood: Reproductive Technologies and Their Uses. 7. Medical History and Gender History. 8. Reproductive Medicine and the Dual Nature of Fertility. 9. Reproductive Hierarchies. Conclusion: Gynotechnics and Civilization.

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