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Ling long women’s magazine 玲瓏雜誌

“Ling long women’s magazine 玲瓏雜誌, published in Shanghai from 1931 to 1937, was popular during a time of dramatic material, social, and political change in China. Today, the magazine offers researchers a unique glimpse into women’s lives in Republican-era (1911-49) Shanghai.” The magazine is now digitized by C.V. Starr East Asian Library at Columbia University […]


The extravagant fantasies of sex in Edo Japan have long been known as one of the most surprising characteristics of the era and keep amazing modern readers. You can now browse these impressive pictures online in 近世艶本総合データベース by Ritsumeikan University: The database collects 2,995 titles of Enhon, or erotic texts, from Ritsumeikan University, Nichibunken […]