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Names and Genealogies among the Nuosu of Liangshan

Ma Erzi

in Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219885
eISBN:
9780520935259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219885.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter gives a thorough review of the Nuosu naming system. It shows how clan names, birth-order names, and personal names serve to place individuals into the matrix of social organization in ... More


The Marriage of Sung Imperial Clanswomen

John W. Chaffee

in Marriage and Inequality in Chinese Society

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069305
eISBN:
9780520910454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069305.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter attempts to piece together a picture of clanswomen's marriages, and changes in them, during the Sung. In doing so, it addresses three related questions. First, what kinds of exchanges ... More


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