Aching for Beauty by Wang Ping
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Aching for Beauty
By Wang Ping

Aching for Beauty

Footbinding in China

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Aching for Beauty by Wang Ping

Book Description

An 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816636051
ISBN-10: 0816636052
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 157mm x 23mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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