Aching for Beauty
Footbinding in China
ISBN10: 0385721366 ISBN13: 9780385721363 Contributors: Ping, Wang Publisher: Bantam Dell Pub Group Published: Mar 1 2002 Pages: 265 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
An award-winning exploration of the history and cultural practice of footbinding in China reveals the traditions that contributed to and surrounded its thousand-year enforcement, as well as its related literature, music, contests, and rewards. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.