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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 ...

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

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Sep 6, 2015 ... Like opium dens, sedan chairs and bat-winged junks, women with bound feet were once stereotypical to China. Deliberately crippled to ...

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'Donnell .... Incredible Seven-Year-Old Uses Her Feet As Hands: BORN DIFFERENT - Duration: 4:20. Barcroft TV ...

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 ...

The surprising truth about Chinese women who bind their feet ...

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Jun 15, 2015 ... Foot binding has been illegal in China for a century. But a number of older women, who, continued the traditional custom in secret, are now ...

The Chinese Tradition of Foot Binding

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The unfortunate Chinese tradition of foot binding was one that, however severe and painful, was present for much of the country's history. The start of the practice  ...

Women with Bound Feet in China | Reshaping the Body: Clothing ...

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Once it was announced to the village that I had unbound, they implemented a policy where if a woman refused to stop binding her feet the family would have to  ...

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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 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 ...