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Aching for Beauty : Footbinding in China

Aching for Beauty : Footbinding in China - 00 edition

Aching for Beauty : Footbinding in China - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780816636051

ISBN10: 0816636052

Aching for Beauty : Footbinding in China by Ping Wang - ISBN 9780816636051
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Published: 2000
International: No
Aching for Beauty : Footbinding in China by Ping Wang - ISBN 9780816636051

ISBN13: 9780816636051

ISBN10: 0816636052

Edition: 00

Summary

The author explores the cultural history behind the Chinese custom of footbinding, why Chinese women over 1,000 years endured the practice, and why Chinese men found women's ''golden lotuses'' so arousing. Photos.

Author Bio

Wang Ping teaches creative writing at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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