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Cinderella's Sisters
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List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Notes on Conventions List of Abbreviations Introduction PART I: THE BODY EXPOSED 1. Gigantic Histories of the Nation in the Globe: The Rhetoric of Tianzu, 1880s--1910s 2. The Body Inside Out: The Practice of Fangzu, 1900s--1930s 3. The Bound Foot as Antique: Connoisseurship in an Age of Disavowal, 1930s--1941 PART II: THE BODY CONCEALED 4. From Ancient Texts to Current Customs: In Search of Footbinding's Origins 5. The Erotics of Place: Male Desires and the Imaginary Geography of the Northwest 6. Cinderella's Dreams: The Burden and Uses of the Female Body Epilogue Notes Glossary Works Cited Index

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Dorothy Ko is Professor of History at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is the author of Every Step a Lotus: Shoes for Bound Feet (California, 2001) and Teachers of the Inner Chambers: Women and Culture in Seventeenth-Century China (1994). She is coeditor of Women and Confucian Cultures in Premodern China, Korea, and Japan (California, 2003).

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