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Chinese footbinding : the history of a curious erotic custom
AuthorLevy, Howard S. (Howard Seymour), 1923-
Pub. LocationTaipei θ‡ΊεŒ—PublisherSouthern Materials Center
Date1978Phys. Desc.352 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberGT498.F66 L49 1978
Chinese footbinding : the history of a curious erotic custom / by Howard S. Levy ; foreword by Arthur Waley ; introduction by Wolfram Eberhard.
Reprint. Originally published: New York: Bell Publishing company,[1967]
Reprinted ζ°‘εœ‹67 [1978]
Includes bibliography (p.329-338) and index.

Part one: History -- Introductory remarks -- Origin and presence -- Emancipation movements -- Part two: Curious -- Lotus lovers -- Wondrousness of the lotus -- Secret chronicle of the lotus interest -- Reckless and cruel treatment of the drunken lotus -- The tiny foot in truth and fiction -- Part three: Custom -- Painful history of the lotus hooks -- Ladies of the bound-foot era -- Appendix one: Form of the golden lilies -- Appendix two: The physiological effect produced by footbinding.

Subject(s)Footbinding--China--History
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18688