Forbidden Asia (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Forbidden Asia (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Hans-Jürgen Döpp
     
 

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Since The Turkish Baths (1863) by the French painter Ingres, the Far Eastern woman has, to many, been a symbol of out of reach or forbidden pleasures. Seafaring explorers, military adventurers and simple travellers from Europe over the centuries have all been enthralled by the exotic nature of the Asian woman, her foreignness accentuated by the gentle pallor of her… See more details below

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Since The Turkish Baths (1863) by the French painter Ingres, the Far Eastern woman has, to many, been a symbol of out of reach or forbidden pleasures. Seafaring explorers, military adventurers and simple travellers from Europe over the centuries have all been enthralled by the exotic nature of the Asian woman, her foreignness accentuated by the gentle pallor of her skin. Thus arose the myth that she, of all women, was in possession of the knowledge of certain refined pleasures.

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ISBN-13:
9781780427218
Publisher:
Parkstone International
Publication date:
03/22/2012
Series:
Mega Square
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
20 MB
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