The Flaming Womb: Repositioning Women in Early Modern Southeast Asia (2020)

The Flaming Womb Repositioning Women in Early Modern Southeast Asia The Princess of the Flaming Womb the Javanese legend that introduces this pioneering study symbolizes the many ambiguities attached to femaleness in Southeast Asian societies Yet despite these ambi
  • Title: The Flaming Womb: Repositioning Women in Early Modern Southeast Asia
  • Author: Barbara Watson Andaya
  • ISBN: 9780824829551
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Princess of the Flaming Womb, the Javanese legend that introduces this pioneering study, symbolizes the many ambiguities attached to femaleness in Southeast Asian societies Yet, despite these ambiguities, the relatively egalitarian nature of male female relations in Southeast Asia is central to arguments claiming a coherent identity for the region This challenging woThe Princess of the Flaming Womb, the Javanese legend that introduces this pioneering study, symbolizes the many ambiguities attached to femaleness in Southeast Asian societies Yet, despite these ambiguities, the relatively egalitarian nature of male female relations in Southeast Asia is central to arguments claiming a coherent identity for the region This challenging work by senior scholar Barbara Watson Andaya considers such contradictions while offering a thought provoking view of Southeast Asian history that focuses on women s roles and perceptions Andaya explores the broad themes of the early modern era 1500 1800 the introduction of new religions, major economic shifts, changing patterns of state control, the impact of elite lifestyles and behaviors drawing on an extraordinary range of sources and citing numerous examples from Thai, Vietnamese, Burmese, Philippine, and Malay societies.
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