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The Resource Servants of the dynasty : palace women in world history, edited by Anne Walthall

Servants of the dynasty : palace women in world history, edited by Anne Walthall

Label
Servants of the dynasty : palace women in world history
Title
Servants of the dynasty
Title remainder
palace women in world history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Anne Walthall
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mothers, wives, concubines, entertainers, attendants, officials, maids, drudges. By offering the first comparative view of the women who lived, worked, and served in royal courts around the globe, this work opens a new perspective on the monarchies that have dominated much of human history. Written by leading historians, anthropologists, and archeologists, these lively essays take us from Mayan states to twentieth-century Benin in Nigeria, to the palace of Japanese Shoguns, the Chinese Imperial courts, eighteenth-century Versailles, Mughal India, and beyond. Together they investigate how women
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Walthall, Anne
Series statement
The California world history library
Series volume
7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Courtesans
  • Courts and courtiers
  • Ladies-in-waiting
  • Favorites, Royal
  • Harems
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Courtesans
  • Courts and courtiers
  • Favorites, Royal
  • Harems
  • Ladies-in-waiting
Label
Servants of the dynasty : palace women in world history, edited by Anne Walthall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An Ahmanson Foundation book in the humanities"--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-358) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mughal palace women
  • Ruby Lal
  • Politics in an African royal harem : women and seclusion at the royal court of Benin, Nigeria
  • Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan
  • Qing imperial women : empresses, concubines, and Aisin Gioro daughters
  • Shuo Wang
  • Royal women of Ivan IV's family and the meaning of forced tonsure
  • Isolde Thyrêt
  • Servants of the inner quarters : the women of the Shogun's Great Interior
  • Hata Hisako
  • Women and the performance of power in early modern Southeast Asia
  • Women of Versailles, 1682-1789
  • Kathryn Norberg
  • Concubines and cloth : women and weaving in Aztec palaces and colonial Mexico
  • Susan Toby Evans
  • Women, royalty, and indigo dyeing in Northern Nigeria, circa 1500-1807
  • Heidi J. Nast
  • Gender and entertainment at the Song court
  • Beverly Bossler
  • Vanished women of Korea : the anonymity of texts and the historicity of subjects
  • JaHyun Kim Haboush
  • Barbara Watson Andaya
  • Perils of the sentimental family for royalty in postrevolutionary France : the case of Queen Marie-Amélie
  • Jo Burr Margadant
  • Women in classic Maya royal courts
  • Takeshi Inomata
  • Women and power at the Byzantine court
  • Kathryn M. Ringrose
  • Beyond harem walls : Ottoman royal women and the exercise of power
  • Leslie P. Peirce
Control code
ocn560506301
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 381 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520941519
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt3b5q
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560506301
Label
Servants of the dynasty : palace women in world history, edited by Anne Walthall
Publication
Note
"An Ahmanson Foundation book in the humanities"--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-358) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mughal palace women
  • Ruby Lal
  • Politics in an African royal harem : women and seclusion at the royal court of Benin, Nigeria
  • Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan
  • Qing imperial women : empresses, concubines, and Aisin Gioro daughters
  • Shuo Wang
  • Royal women of Ivan IV's family and the meaning of forced tonsure
  • Isolde Thyrêt
  • Servants of the inner quarters : the women of the Shogun's Great Interior
  • Hata Hisako
  • Women and the performance of power in early modern Southeast Asia
  • Women of Versailles, 1682-1789
  • Kathryn Norberg
  • Concubines and cloth : women and weaving in Aztec palaces and colonial Mexico
  • Susan Toby Evans
  • Women, royalty, and indigo dyeing in Northern Nigeria, circa 1500-1807
  • Heidi J. Nast
  • Gender and entertainment at the Song court
  • Beverly Bossler
  • Vanished women of Korea : the anonymity of texts and the historicity of subjects
  • JaHyun Kim Haboush
  • Barbara Watson Andaya
  • Perils of the sentimental family for royalty in postrevolutionary France : the case of Queen Marie-Amélie
  • Jo Burr Margadant
  • Women in classic Maya royal courts
  • Takeshi Inomata
  • Women and power at the Byzantine court
  • Kathryn M. Ringrose
  • Beyond harem walls : Ottoman royal women and the exercise of power
  • Leslie P. Peirce
Control code
ocn560506301
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 381 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520941519
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt3b5q
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560506301

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