Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women: v. 1: The Qing Period, 1644-1911

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The first biographical dictionary in any Western language devoted solely to Chinese women, this reference is the product of years of research, translation, and writing by a team of over 60 China scholars from around the world. Compiled from a wide array of original sources, these detailed biographies present the lives, work, and significance of more than 200 Chinese women from many different backgrounds and areas of interest.

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Lily Lee was born in China, has studied in Singapore, the US and Australia and now teaches Chinese language and literature at the University of Sydney. She is the author of "The Virtue of Yin: Studies on Chinese women "(Wild Peony, 1994). Sue Wiles is a translator, proofreader and desktop publisher. She is the translator (as Sue Mackie) of "T'ai Chi", two Chinese books on t'aijiquan (David Ell, 1981).

University of Sydney

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