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Description - Splendid Slippers by Beverly Jackson

For over 1000 years, bound feet were a major sexual fetish for high-born Chinese men. Han women tottered through life on four-inch long Lotus Feet showcased in exquisitely embroidered, tiny shoes. From these tiny beginnings, textile scholar Beverley Jackson embarks on an exploration of Chinese art and mythology, social and political history, and a truly exotic eroticism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780898159578
ISBN-10: 0898159571
Format: Paperback
(255mm x 255mm x mm)
Pages: 124
Imprint: Ten Speed Press
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Beverly Jackson

BEVERLEY JACKSON is an esteemed art and cultural historian who specializes in Chinese art and costume. She tours and lectures on Asian art from her home in Santa Barbara, California.