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Author Jackson, Beverley, 1928-

Title Splendid slippers : a thousand years of an erotic tradition / Beverley Jackson.

Publication Info. Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  391.4 Q JACKSON    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  391.4 JA    Check Shelf
Description viii, 183 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-180) and index.
Contents The treasure was her tiny feet. -- The three-inch golden lily. -- Splendid slippers for lotus feet. -- Gilding the lily. -- Spinning cloud silk for the gods. -- A night at the opera. -- Sex and the bound-footed girl. -- Sacrifice at the altar of beauty. -- The end of an era. -- One door closes, another door opens.
Subject Footbinding -- China -- History.
Foot -- Social aspects -- China.
Women -- China -- Social conditions.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- China -- History.
ISBN 0898159571 paperback
9780898159578 paperback
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