Aching for Beauty
Footbinding in China
By (author) Wang Ping
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Aching for Beauty by Wang Ping
Book DescriptionAn 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 DetailsISBN: 9780816636051
(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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"Wang Ping is a fearless, phenomenal writer."--Louise Erdrich
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