Sunday, September 20, 2015

Further feminist reading on footbinding

Copyright © Françoise Herrmann

For anyone interested in further exploring the issue of lotus shoes footbinding, the following is a short list of  more recent Chinese feminist studies of footbinding.

  • Fan, H. (1997) Footbinding Feminism and Freedom: The liberation of women's bodies in Modern China (Sport in the Global Society). New york, NY: Routeledge.

  • Ko, D. (2005) Cinderella's sisters: A revisionist history of footbinding. Berkely, CA: University of California Press. 

  • Wang, P. (2000) Aching for beauty: Footbinding in China. Minneapolis, MN: Univesity of Minnesota Press.