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home Tea & Talk: Keith McMahon (EALC), 'Here I Am an Emperor, Yet I Cannot Do As I Please ' the Institution of Polygamy in the Chinese Imperial Palace

What:
Chinese rulers guaranteed that they had successors by taking many wives, in some cases hundreds and even thousands. What was the institution of polygamy like in the Chinese imperial palace? What were its rules and expectations? How did people actually behave in spite of the institutions rules and expectations, especially in light of the greatest challenge to polygamous harmony, women's jealousy and rivalry? Download Additional Information: Nov 15 Tea and Talk.pdf Contact: 785-864-1457, susanhenderson@ku.edu Department: Center for East Asian Studies Ticket Cost: Free Thursday November 15, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm Kansas Union, Parlors
Where:
University of Kansas
Lawrence KS
Cost:
Free
Category:
University & Alumni
When:
Thursday, November 15 @ 4:00 pm
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