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Aching for beauty : footbinding in China

Author
Wang, Ping, 1957-
Title
Aching for beauty : footbinding in China / Wang Ping.
Format
Book
Published
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2000.
Description
xiv, 265 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-257) and index.
Contents
  • Three-inch golden lotuses : achieving beauty through violence
  • A brief history of footbinding
  • Footbinding and the cult of the exemplary woman
  • Edible beauty : food and foot fetishes in China
  • Silken slippers : footbinding in Chinese erotica
  • Binding, weaving, chatting : female bonding and writing
  • From golden lotus to Prime Minister : a woman's tale living from mouth to mouth
  • The fabric of masquerade.
Kinsey subjects
Footbinding.
Social conditions--China.
Personal beauty.
Body image--Female.
ISBN
0816636052 (hc : alk. paper)
0816636060 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
X5279426
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute