The Lotus Lovers: The Complete History of the Curious Erotic Custom of Footbinding in China

The Lotus Lovers: The Complete History of the Curious Erotic Custom of Footbinding in China

by Howard S. Levy
     
 

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Levy examines footbinding's origins in myth and history, the forces in Chinese society that allowed it to flourish, and the varied efforts by missionaries and liberal reformers to abolish it. Includes translations from Chinese erotic literature, interviews with living footbound women, and some 100 photographs and drawings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780879756871
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Series:
Chinese Erotic and Sexual Classics Series
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
10.60(w) x 6.32(h) x 1.18(d)

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