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Book Announcement: Marriage and Marriageability: The Practices of Matchmaking between Men from Japan and Women from Northeast China

Marriage and Marriageability: The Practices of Matchmaking between Men from Japan and Women from Northeast China BY CHIGUSA YAMAURA How do the Japanese men and Chinese women who participate in cross-border matchmaking—individuals whose only interaction is often just one brief … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Power-Relationships in Court Societies. Marriage, Concubinage, Friendship, Kinship, and Patronage in Historical Perspective

International Research Workshop  5-6 March 2015, German Historical Institute Paris  Deadline: 25 January 2015 The GHIP research group “Practices of Power and Interpersonal Relationships at Dynastic Centres (1500-1800)” invites applications for participation in its first workshop. All interpersonal relationships in courtly … Continue reading

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