The Roles and Statuses of Women In Premodern Japanese Society During The Period 0-800CE

Download this article (includes footnotes and bibliography)Download It would be all too easy in this circumstance to exaggerate the position of women in premodern Japan, either to victimise or eulogise their role in society. This article will instead attempt to draw as true an image of their existence as is possible with our limited source … Continue reading The Roles and Statuses of Women In Premodern Japanese Society During The Period 0-800CE

What Hong Lou Meng Tells us About 18th Century China

In other circumstances it would be considered more practical to incorporate a study of a text such as Hong Lou Meng ('A Dream of Red Mansions') into a larger base of source materials, considering parallel works and other non-fictitious data. However, the insufficiency of information around vital areas that Hong Lou Meng covers, and the … Continue reading What Hong Lou Meng Tells us About 18th Century China