The Kingdom of Women: Life, Love and Death in China's Hidden Mountains

Write The First Customer Review

In a mist-shrouded valley on China's invisible border with Tibet is a place known as the 'Kingdom of Women', where a small tribe called the Mosuo lives in a cluster of villages that have changed little in centuries. This is one of the last matrilineal societies on earth, where power lies in the hands of women. All decisions and rights related to money, property, land and the children born to them rest with the Mosuo women, who live completely independently of husbands, fathers and brothers, with the grandmother as the head ...

The Kingdom of Women: Life, Love and Death in China's Hidden Mountains 2017, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781784537241

Hardcover

Select