By Lisa Tran
As the 1st in-depth research of the that means and perform of monogamy and concubinage in sleek China, this e-book makes a big contribution to our figuring out of chinese language society and criminal norms. furthermore, via crossing the “1949 divide,” it compares the Guomindang’s designation of concubinage as adultery with the chinese language Communist Party’s therapy of it as bigamy, and attracts out the criminal implications for the perform of concubinage in addition to for ladies who have been concubines. Poised on the intersection of chinese language heritage, women’s historical past, and felony heritage, this e-book makes a special and critical contribution to the scholarship in all 3 fields.
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