Fascinating facts about chinese foot binding aviva trivia trivia and fun facts - amaze your friends with how much you know the following offerings relate facts and trivia about the fascinating and controversial ancient custom of foot binding. The ancient chinese custom of foot binding has caused severe life-long disability for many millions of elderly women, even in today's china, according to a uc san francisco study published in the october issue of the american journal of public health published this week. Foot binding ancient china for kids legend says that foot binding began in shang times other stories say foot binding began during tang times whenever it started, it was a barbaric practice young girls, between the age of 5-7, had. Footbinding essaysthe ancient chinese custom of footbinding has caused severe life-long suffering for the chinese women involved the first documented reference to footbinding was from the southern tang dynasty in nanjing it was introduced in the 11th century and spread from the ranks of the wea.
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Women with bound feet in china but now i'm glad the government has stopped this custom china's last foot-binding survivors (includes video) snowflower and the secret fan: foot binding (video) joseph rupp photography. The role women played in chinese society had a lot to do with marriage customs in china and thus with footbinding like many parts of chinese history, influence from the outside changed the way the practice was seen. 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 featuring in a new photography series that aims to bust myths about bound feet.
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