Foot binding was the custom of applying painfully tight binding to the feet of
young girls to .... Many women with bound feet were in fact able to walk and work
in the fields, albeit with greater li...
Jun 19, 2015 ... There were various attempts to ban the tradition from the 1600s, but it didn't die
out until .... All the other girls in the village had their feet bound.
Sep 4, 2015 ... Early Western accounts of the alluring gait of China's bound-feet ... of her bound
feet where the bones in the four small toes were broken and forced ... of foot
binding in China in the 1870's-80's showing a barefoot Chinese girl.
Sep 6, 2015 ... Physiological reasons for this “attractive” faltering gait were never seriously ...
Aspirational mothers of pretty girls from poor families bound their ...
Jul 2, 2014 ... The painful practice of binding young girls' feet seems like an ... of the woman
Farrell has interviewed had their feet bound when they were ...
Jun 8, 2014 ... Women who had their feet bound as children in rural China ... and was started
when girls were aged around four; Having bound feet was a sign ...
Jun 15, 2015 ... Pue's feet were bound at seven and were briefly unbound at 12 (in 1949), as was
required at that time. Unbinding hurt as it forced the women to ...
Mar 23, 2015 ... The last remaining women in China who had their feet bound reveal their pride to
... Her feet, bound from the age of seven, were so small that she had been
renowned for their beauty. ... "They wanted to be like other girls.
Mar 19, 2007 ... Millions of Chinese women bound their feet, a status symbol that allowed ... At
that time, bound feet were a status symbol, the only way for a woman .... to the
countryside, where young girls realized that binding their feet could ...
Sep 16, 2013 ... Girls would have their feet bound between the ages of four and six; any younger,
the girls couldn't endure the pain, and by the time they were ...