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Dangerous Women: Warriors, Grannies, and Geishas of the Ming

Dangerous Women: Warriors, Grannies, and Geishas of the Ming (Hardback)

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Grannies, geishas, warriors, mystics, recluses, and predators-these are the dangerous women of traditional China. Through her exploration of the myth and history of the Ming, Victoria B. Cass brings their world brilliantly to life. Using new and freshly interpreted sources, the author leads us confidently into this surprising world, bolstering her erudite and engaging text with stunning color and black and white art of the period.

Victoria B. Cass received her doctorate in Chinese language and literature from the University of California, Berkeley. She is associate professor of Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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