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Women and Confucianism in Chosŏn Korea : new perspectives /
edited by Youngmin Kim and Michael J. Pettid.
Albany : SUNY Press, c2011.
vi, 170 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
1438437757 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781438437750 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Albany : SUNY Press, c2011.
1438437757 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781438437750 (hardcover : alk. paper)
contents note
Portrait of two women : multiple layers of "Confucianism" in late Chosŏn Korea / Youngmin Kim -- The life of the exemplar wife Lady Chang of Andong : examined in a historical context / Lee Soongu -- Confucian educational works for upper status women in Chosŏn Korea / Michael J. Pettid -- Neo-Confucianism as free-floating resource : Im Yunjidang and Kang Chongildang as two female neo-Confucian philosophers in late Chosŏn / Youngmin Kim -- The rights of the eldest daughter-in-law and strengthening of adoption of lineage heirs in the mid-Chosŏn period / Lee Soongu -- Questions concerning widows' social status and remarriage in late Chosŏn / Jung Ji-Young -- Devalued bodies, revalued status : Confucianism and the plight of female slaves in late Chosŏn Korea / Milan Hejtmanek.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-162) and index.
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Bowker Data Service Summary
This volume offers a fresh, multifaceted exploration of women and Confucianism in mid- to late-Choson Korea (mid 16th to early 20th century). The contributors challenge unitary views of Confucianism as a system of thought, of women as a group, and of the relationship between the two.
Main Description
A new, multifacted look at Korean women during a period of strong Confucian ideology.

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