The women of China are often pictured in the West with an outdated, stereotypical image of submissive and subjugated ladies, quietly waiting at the beck and call of men. But, as famed erotic photographer Bettina Rheims reveals in Shanghai , once visitors catch a glimpse of Shanghainese women, they will stand corrected. Throughout China, the women of Shanghai are renowned for being beautiful and delicate creatures. But at home they are known as "tricky wives" who make their husbands do as they say. At the office, they ...

Shanghai 2004, powerHouse Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781576872338