By Laurel Bossen,Hill Gates
Interviews with 1,800 aged girls, many with sure ft, exhibit the truth of ladies' hand exertions around the North China undeniable, Northwest China, and Southwest China. As binding reshaped their ft, moms disciplined women to spin, weave, and do different handwork simply because many village households relied on promoting such items. whilst factories eradicated the industrial worth of handwork, footbinding died out. because the final iteration of footbound ladies passes away, Bound toes, younger Hands provides a data-driven exam of the social and financial features of this misunderstood custom.
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Bound Feet, Young Hands: Tracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China by Laurel Bossen,Hill Gates