Dorothy Ko is Professor of History at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is the author of Teachers of the Inner Chambers: Women & Culture in Seventeenth-Century China (1994).
"To read or not to read?--that's the question. In the end, it comes down to whether or not such a practice is of historic, cultural and artistic iterest. In this reagrd, Ko's book is persuasive that footbinding meets all these tests."-PACIFIC READER