Chinese Women: A Thousand Pieces of Gold : an Anthology
Oxford University Press, 2003 - Literary Collections - 339 pages
This anthology brings together scores of extracts by Chinese women and about Chinese women, ranging in time from the 18th century to the modern day, several of them never before published.
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