Buy Cinderella's Sisters: A Revisionist History of Footbinding (Philip A. Lilienthal Asian Studies Imprint) 1 by Dorothy Ko (ISBN: 9780520253902) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4.1/5(2).
Jan 01, 2005 · Cinderella's Sisters book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A Revisionist History of Footbinding” as Want to Read: Shelves: east-asian-history, gender-sexuality, historiography. This book is the reason why I want to write cultural history. Period. Best approach to a topic as sensitive and emotionally 3.9/5.
Dec 12, 2005 · The history of footbinding is full of contradictions and unexpected turns. The practice originated in the dance culture of China's medieval court and spread to gentry families, brothels, maid's quarters, and peasant households. Conventional views of footbinding as patriarchal oppression often neglect its complex history and the incentives of the women involved.4/5(1).
Jul 19, 2018 · Cinderella’s Sisters shows just how difficult it can be to know history when Ms. Ko begins to look for the origins of footbinding. She finds writing about how desirable small feet are long before clear evidence of footbinding appears in the written record. Hints dropped in .