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单枪匹马 dān qiāng pǐ mǎ Taking on the offensive on your own
In Imperial China a man would marry one woman but he could also take concubines. They acted as a subordinate class of women under the control of the wife. However, if a concubine produced children these were treated just the same as the wife's children. Dowager Empress Cixi is the most famous concubine. Read More
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