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China's Foot Binding Tradition


Foot binding was practiced in China for more than 1,000 years -- far longer than can be attributed to a mere cultural or fashion fad. Why did such an extreme type of body modification become such an ingrained part of the culture for so long? <a href=http://www.missedinhistory.com/blog/missed-in-history-foot-binding/>Read the show notes here.</a>

Topics in this Podcast: women's rights, Chinese history, women, China


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