Merchants Daughters

Author: Helen F. Siu
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
ISBN: 9888083481
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Annotation. Historians and anthropologists have long been interested in South China where powerful lineages and gendered hierarchies are juxtaposed with unorthodox trading cultures, multi-ethnic colonial encounters, and market-driven ...

Constance Or The Merchant S Daughter

Author: John Walker Brown
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'You have touched on another string of sorrow, my daughter. Charles has always
felt more than any of us, the pride of station. Can he stoop so easily to a farm-
house—or perhaps to worse?' “He can, father,' replied Constance, eagerly, “he
can—he will,'' Give him his books, and in our society, (for a profession, or an
entrance upon business, is now, on every account, out of the question,) he will be
happy. His lightest literary labors will at least afford him the means of supplying
his literary ...

The Merchant S Daughter

Author: Sandra Mendyk
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 1452046417
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Her father, Baldwin de Redvers, a knight for King Henry II and a well-known merchant, felt a nunnery was in his motherless daughter's best interest in the event he died in combat.