Drowning girls in China: female infanticide since 1650

Maps -- China in the late Qing Dynasty -- Southern Jiangnan province -- Map of Shanghai in 1867 -- List of illustrations -- Preface -- Female infanticide -- Infanticide in world history -- Infanticide in China -- A subject or a sensibility? -- Female infanticide in nineteenth-century China -- Causes...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mungello, David E.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham, Md. [u.a.] Rowman & Littlefield Publ. 2008
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3330
Check availability: HBZ Gateway
Subito Delivery Service: Order now.
Keywords:
Description
Summary:Maps -- China in the late Qing Dynasty -- Southern Jiangnan province -- Map of Shanghai in 1867 -- List of illustrations -- Preface -- Female infanticide -- Infanticide in world history -- Infanticide in China -- A subject or a sensibility? -- Female infanticide in nineteenth-century China -- Causes and forms of infanticide -- Buddhism and Daoism in popular morality literature -- Confucianism in popular morality literature -- Popular broadsheets and newspapers -- Official and literati efforts to combat infanticide -- Early efforts to combat infanticide -- Early Qing literati efforts to assist abandoned children -- Confucian arguments against female infanticide -- Nineteenth-century infant protection societies -- Infanticide deniers -- Denial in history -- Protestant missionary infanticide deniers -- Knowledgeable protestant missionary observers -- The European cult of Chinese children -- Infanticide deniers in Europe -- The holy childhood and the cult of the child -- Creating a foreign island in China -- The Jesuit response to infanticide deniers -- Christian mission efforts to aid foundlings -- Seventeenth-century efforts to save exposed children -- Eighteenth-century Christian foundling hospices -- Catechists and Christian virgins -- Nineteenth-century Catholic efforts -- Female infanticide in modern China -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Notes
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-139) and index
Physical Description:XVI, 169 S. Ill., Kt. 24 cm
ISBN:0742555313
0742555305
9780742555310
9780742555303