The Resource Technology, gender and history in imperial China : great transformations reconsidered, Francesca Bray

Technology, gender and history in imperial China : great transformations reconsidered, Francesca Bray

Label
Technology, gender and history in imperial China : great transformations reconsidered
Title
Technology, gender and history in imperial China
Title remainder
great transformations reconsidered
Statement of responsibility
Francesca Bray
Title variation
Technology, gender & history in imperial China
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bray, Francesca
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T27.C5
LC item number
B69 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Asia's transformations
  • Critical Asian scholarship
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  • Technological innovations
  • Technology
  • Sex role
  • China
Label
Technology, gender and history in imperial China : great transformations reconsidered, Francesca Bray
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-274) and index
Contents
Introduction: The power of technology -- Section 1. Material foundations of the moral order -- Machines for living : domestic architecture and the engineering of the social order in late imperial China -- Instructive and nourishing landscapes : natural resources, people and the state in late imperial China -- Section 2. Gynotechnics: crafting womanly virtues -- Women's work and women's place : textiles and gender -- Structures of feeling : decorum, desire and a place of one's own -- Tales of fertility : reproductive narratives in late imperial medical cases -- Section 3. Androtechnics: the writing-brush, the plough and the nature of technical knowledge -- Science, technique, technology : passages between matter and knowledge in imperial Chinese agriculture -- A gentlemanly occupation : the domestication of farming knowledge -- Agricultural illustrations : blueprint or icon?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780415639569
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012043561
Other control number
40022503357
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 4226811-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4226811
  • (Sirsi) o796752922
  • (OCoLC)796752922
Label
Technology, gender and history in imperial China : great transformations reconsidered, Francesca Bray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-274) and index
Contents
Introduction: The power of technology -- Section 1. Material foundations of the moral order -- Machines for living : domestic architecture and the engineering of the social order in late imperial China -- Instructive and nourishing landscapes : natural resources, people and the state in late imperial China -- Section 2. Gynotechnics: crafting womanly virtues -- Women's work and women's place : textiles and gender -- Structures of feeling : decorum, desire and a place of one's own -- Tales of fertility : reproductive narratives in late imperial medical cases -- Section 3. Androtechnics: the writing-brush, the plough and the nature of technical knowledge -- Science, technique, technology : passages between matter and knowledge in imperial Chinese agriculture -- A gentlemanly occupation : the domestication of farming knowledge -- Agricultural illustrations : blueprint or icon?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780415639569
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012043561
Other control number
40022503357
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 4226811-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4226811
  • (Sirsi) o796752922
  • (OCoLC)796752922

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