Qian, Nanxiu.

Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China : Xue Shaohui and the Era of Reform - Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2015. - 1 online resource (393 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

In 1898, Qing dynasty emperor Guangxu ordered a series of reforms to correct the political, economic, cultural, and educational weaknesses exposed by China's defeat by Japan in the First Sino-Japanese War. The ""Hundred Day's Reform"" has received a great deal of attention from historians who have focused on the well-known male historical actors, but until now the Qing women reformers have received almost no consideration. In this book, historian Nanxiu Qian reveals the contributions of the active, optimistic, and self-sufficient women reformers of the late Qing Dynasty.Qian examines the late

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Women authors, Chinese -- Political and social views.
Women social reformers -- China -- History.
Women''s rights -- China -- History.
Xue, Shaohui, -- 1866-1911 -- Political and social views.

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