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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foot_binding

Foot binding was the custom of applying tight binding to the feet of young girls to modify the shape of the foot. The practice possibly originated among ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/why-footbinding-persisted-china-millennium-180953971

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 ...

www.buzzfeed.com/hayleycampbell/lotus-feet

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 ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/chinese-foot-binding-for-work-in-home_us_5920f47fe4b03b485cb20dc8

May 26, 2017 ... “What's groundbreaking about our work is that [foot-binding was] not confined to the elite,” Laurel Bossen, the book's co-author, told HuffPost.

www.thedailybeast.com/chinas-last-foot-binding-survivors

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 ...

www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1854927/all-about-sex-real-reason-why-chinese-women-bound-their-feet

Aug 2, 2017 ... Read more: The last foot-bound women of Yunnan. Bound foot shoes. Photo: Corbis. Carefully sanitised by euphemistic nonsense, foot binding ...

www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/09/the-peculiar-history-of-foot-binding-in-china/279718

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 ...

www.cnn.com/2017/05/21/health/china-foot-binding-new-theory/index.html

May 21, 2017 ... New research suggests the excruciatingly painful practice of foot-binding has been massively misunderstood.

www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=8966942

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 ...