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Is Foot Binding Still in Vogue in China?

Foot binding was a practice in ancient China where women used to break the bones in their feet to modify their size and shape. The practice is believed to have started among upper-class women in the 10th century and was later adopted by the general public. China’s foot binding The toes of the female would initially ...

Emma Lu

Chinese foot-binding.