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Unformatted text preview: 6) Male children desired to carry on family traditions; female children less important for marriage alliances, mothers of males. 7) Sexual relations for procreation; double standard allowed concubines for men, women expected to remain chaste. 8) Law, crime, punishment criminals brought shame on family, which corrected situation or bandits/pirates operated totally outside Confucian system; conviction based on evidence; severe punishment to set public example....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HIST 290 taught by Professor Witmer during the Spring '08 term at Millersville.
- Spring '08