By Laurel Bossen,Hill Gates
Interviews with 1,800 aged ladies, many with sure ft, demonstrate the truth of women' hand exertions around the North China simple, Northwest China, and Southwest China. As binding reshaped their toes, moms disciplined ladies to spin, weave, and do different handwork simply because many village households relied on promoting such items. while factories eradicated the commercial worth of handwork, footbinding died out. because the final new release of footbound ladies passes away, Bound ft, younger Hands provides a data-driven exam of the social and financial points 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