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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- Spring '08
- Qing Dynasty, Han Chinese, Beijing, Manchu, Ming power vacuum