Splendid Slippers: A Thousand Years of an Erotic Tradition (Paperback)

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An extraordinary exploration of footbinding that encompasses Chinese art and mythology, social and political history, and truly exotic eroticism. The author's vast collection of historical and contemporary photographs, plus 40 full-color -portraits- of her most prized slippers, creates a uniquely poignant and evocative panorama.

About the Author


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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780898159578
ISBN-10: 0898159571
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: January 1998
Pages: 192
Language: English