Every Step a Lotus

The author collects everything that is known about footbinding in China, using color and black-and-white photography to chronicle the history of the practice.

Every Step a Lotus

Every Step a Lotus

The author collects everything that is known about footbinding in China, using color and black-and-white photography to chronicle the history of the practice.

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Every Step a Lotus
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Dorothy Ko
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

The author collects everything that is known about footbinding in China, using color and black-and-white photography to chronicle the history of the practice.
Every Step a Lotus
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Dorothy Ko
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-11 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Collects information about footbinding in China, using color and black-and-white photography to chronicle the history of the practice.
Changing Clothes in China
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Antonia Finnane
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-24 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Based largely on nineteenth and twentieth-century representations of Chinese dress as traditional and unchanging, historians have long regarded fashion as something peculiarly Western. But in this surprising, sumptuously illustrated book, Antonia Finnane proves that vibrant fashions were a vital part of Chinese life in the late imperial era, when well-to-do
Icons of Beauty: Art, Culture, and the Image of Women [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 746
Authors: Lindsay J. Bosch, Debra N. Mancoff
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-22 - Publisher: Greenwood

What gives beauty such fascinating power? Why is beauty so easy to recognize but so hard to define? Across cultures and continents and over the centuries the standards of beauty have changed but the desire to portray beauty, to praise beauty, and to possess beauty has never diminished. Icons of
Peace Begins Here
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Thich Nhat Hanh
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-08-09 - Publisher: Parallax Press

In this highly anticipated Buddhist perspective on resolving conflict, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh demonstrates how a real peace process is based on spiritual,not political strength. Inspired by an ongoing Buddhist retreat project for Israelis and Palestinians, this book offers practical ways to handle our strong emotions and