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Drowning girls in China
female infanticide since 1650
D.E. Mungello.

Published 2008 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. in Lanham, MD .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
304.6/680951
Library of Congress
HV6541.C45 M86 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16444330M
Internet Archive
drowninggirlschi1650mung
ISBN 10
0742555305, 0742555313
ISBN 13
9780742555303, 9780742555310
LC Control Number
2008002614
Goodreads
3385129 6439789

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