Bridal dowry land and the economic status of women from wealthy families in the Song Dynasty

@article{L2010BridalDL,
  title={Bridal dowry land and the economic status of women from wealthy families in the Song Dynasty},
  author={Bianting L{\"u}},
  journal={Frontiers of History in China},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={106-124}
}
  • Bianting Lü
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Frontiers of History in China
Prosperous families in the Song Dynasty maintained the custom that a daughter went to her husband’s household with a piece of land to ensure her economic position. During the Song Dynasty, the economic status of women from wealthy families was maintained at a high level. Neo-Confucian doctrines attempted to change the situation largely but they failed, even though during the Southern Song Dynasty Neo-Confucianism gradually rose to stand as the national ideology. Some people clamored for the… Expand

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