Splendid Slippers (Paperback)

A Thousand Years of an Erotic Tradition

By Beverley Jackson

Ten Speed Press, 9780898159578, 192pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1998

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (7/1/2000)

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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.