Servants of the Dynasty: Palace Women in World History PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Anne Walthall

Servants of the Dynasty: Palace Women in World History

University of California Press
Publication date: May 2008
ISBN: 9780520941519
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

Buy PDF

List price:
$31.95
Our price:
$28.99

You save: $2.96 (9%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
Mothers, wives, concubines, entertainers, attendants, officials, maids, drudges. By offering the first comparative view of the women who lived, worked, and served in royal courts around the globe, this work opens a new perspective on the monarchies that have dominated much of human history. Written by leading historians, anthropologists, and archeologists, these lively essays take us from Mayan states to twentieth-century Benin in Nigeria, to the palace of Japanese Shoguns, the Chinese Imperial courts, eighteenth-century Versailles, Mughal India, and beyond. Together they investigate how women's roles differed, how their roles changed over time, and how their histories can illuminate the structures of power and societies in which they lived. This work also furthers our understanding of how royal courts, created to project the authority of male rulers, maintained themselves through the reproductive and productive powers of women.
Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
Servants of the Dynasty PDF (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open PDF (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
2949 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Anne Walthall
Recreating Japanese Men PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Sabine Fruhstuck
Recreating Japanese Men
Sabine Fruhstuck & Sabine Frühstück & Anne Walthall
University of California Press, September 2011
ISBN: 9780520267374
Format: PDF, ePub
List Price: $30.95 Our price: $27.99
The Human Tradition in Modern Japan PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Anne Walthall
The Human Tradition in Modern Japan
Anne Walthall
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, January 2002
ISBN: 9780842029117
Format: PDF
List Price: $26.99 Our price: $23.99
The Human Tradition in Modern Japan ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Anne Walthall
The Human Tradition in Modern Japan
Anne Walthall
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, January 2002
ISBN: 9780842029124
Format: ePub
List Price: $26.99 Our price: $23.99