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What does the treatment of women in Chinese law tell us about understandings of justice in Late Imperial China? Introduction During the Late Imperial China, women were treated as inferior to the men in the society. Even for those who were educated. However, it can be observed that during the seventeenth century, there were many calamities that befell China such as earthquakes, drought and famine. These facts caused a lot of changes in the society. Many people turned into bandits and thieves because of the hunger they were experiencing. There was also a moral decay in the ...