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Cinderella's Sisters: A Revisionist History of Footbinding

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"Dorothy Ko's daring in taking on the difficult subject of footbinding has resulted in a tour-de-force. In "Cinderella's Sisters" she rises above nationalist, feminist, and Orientalist polemic to place footbinding clearly in the domain of the history of fashion. Her ingenious narrative strategy--putting the modern story of foobinding's disappearance at the beginning--sets up her historical account of its premodern heyday as a story of concealment--of hidden sources, hidden bodies, and hidden meanings. As illusion, ...

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Cinderella's Sisters: A Revisionist History of Footbinding 2007, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520253902

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Cinderella's Sisters: A Revisionist History of Footbinding 2005, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520218840

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