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Foot binding was the custom of applying painfully tight binding to the feet of young girls to prevent further growth. The practice possibly originated among ...

Why Footbinding Persisted in China for a Millennium | History ...

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Foot-binding is said to have been inspired by a tenth-century court dancer named Yao Niang who bound her feet into the shape of a new moon. She entranced ...

China's Last Foot-Binding Survivors - The Daily Beast

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Jul 2, 2014 ... Foot binding, the cruel practice of mutilating the feet of young girls, was once pervasive in turn-of-the-century China, where it was seen as a ...

How Foot Binding Worked | HowStuffWorks

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Two elderly women in Tonghai, China wear tiny "lotus shoes" on their bound feet. Foot binding was a common practice in China for more than 1,000 years ...

Unbound: China's last 'lotus feet' – in pictures | Art and design | The ...

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Jun 15, 2015 ... 103 years after foot binding was banned in China, a few women still live with the severe deformity it caused. The photographer Jo Farrell ...

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Oct 15, 2013 ... Foot Binding in China. Ryan O' ... 90 Year-Old Woman Has the Smallest Feet in the World- Ms Liu - Duration: 2:25. nollygrio 71,831 views. 2:25.

Foot Binding - Business Insider

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Sep 16, 2014 ... Foot binding has long been fading away. ... This Is The Last Generation Of Chinese Women To Endure The Painful Tradition Of Foot Binding.

The Peculiar History of Foot Binding in China - The Atlantic

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Sep 16, 2013 ... But despite the efforts of reformists, foot binding persisted well into the 20th century. In the January 1923 issue of The Atlantic, Pearl Buck ...

The Chinese Tradition of Foot Binding

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Exposing bare, bound feet was unheard of in Chinese society; women were only to be seen wearing traditional "lotus shoes," seen to the right. This explains the ...

Chinese foot binding - BBC News - BBC.com

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Jul 16, 2014 ... Foot-binding is believed to have begun during, or just before, the Song Dynasty in China around the 10th Century, and became widespread ...

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Painful Memories for China's Footbinding Survivors : NPR

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Mar 19, 2007 ... Millions of Chinese women bound their feet, a status symbol that allowed them to marry into money. Footbinding was banned in 1912, but some ...

19 Photos Of The Last Surviving Chinese Women With Bound Feet

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Jun 19, 2015 ... The process of binding feet (also known as “lotus feet”) started before the arch had a chance to fully develop – somewhere between the ages of ...

The disturbing reason for the ancient Chinese practice of foot-binding

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Sep 6, 2015 ... chinese footbinding woman SCMP PicturesA 105-year-old woman, who has bound feet, has her toenails cut by her daughter in Jiukou county ...