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The flaming womb : repositioning women in early modern Southeast Asia /

Annotation "The Princess of the Flaming Womb," the Javanese legend that introduces this pioneering study, symbolizes the many ambiguities attached to femaleness in Southeast Asian societies. Yet despite these ambiguities, the relatively egalitarian nature of male-female relations in Southe...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Andaya, Barbara Watson, (Author)
Format: Online Book
Published: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2006.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Women and "Southeast Asia"
  • Early modernity, sources, and women's history
  • Women and religious change
  • Women and economic change
  • States, subjects, and households
  • Women, courts, and class
  • Being female in "early modern" Southeast Asia
  • Conclusion.