Women and Chinese Patriarchy

Submission, Servitude and Escape


Edited by Maria Jaschok and Suzanne Miers

ISBN : 978-962-209-361-4

Cultural Studies, Gender Studies

August 1994

320 pages

For sale in the Greater China area (Hong Kong, the Mainland, Macao, Taiwan), Japan, Singapore, and North and South Korea only

  • HK$165.00
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Around 1930, an eight-year-old Janet Lim was sold in China by her destitute parents and then imported into Singapore as a mui tsai, an unpaid domestic servant. Her experiences of servitude, her subsequent escape, and the impact of those years on the rest