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9 edition of Bound feet & Western dress found in the catalog.

Bound feet & Western dress

by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- China -- Social conditions.,
    • Feminists -- China -- Biography.,
    • Chinese Americans -- Biography.,
    • China -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBound feet and Western dress
      StatementPang-Mei Natasha Chang.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1767 .C434 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 215 p. :
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL812264M
      ISBN 100385479638
      LC Control Number95049479

        Foot binding was the practice of curling young girls' feet to modify their shape. It was prevalent in ancient China. Foot Binding Showed Beauty and Status. Chinese foot binding. The bound feet, to about 10 centimeters in size, were considered to be attractive in ancient times due to their small size. With bound feet, a woman's beauty was Author: Gavin Van Hinsbergh. Rent or Buy BOUND FEET & WESTERN DRESS - by Unknown for as low as $ at Voted #1 site for Buying Textbooks.

      Chapter Epilogue Natasha's Wedding; Red or White? Chapter This is a quote from Natasha, the author. It is something very symbolic that I really want to reflect on. It's obvious the white dress is to represent the American culture and ways in which she grew up in, and the. Zhang Youyi (Chinese: 張幼儀; Wade–Giles: Chang Yu-i; –) was a Chinese educator, banker, and the first wife of the Chinese poet Xu assistance from her brother Chang Kia-ngau, who was the general manager of Bank of China, she ran her own bank, Shanghai Women's Savings :

      Bound Feet and Western Dress by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, we now have the fas cinating and poignant story of their sister, Yu-i (Youyi). In the early s, she was as famous as her brothers, thanks to an arranged marriage gone awry. Most of Pang-Mei Chang's book is a reminder that while. Foot binding was the custom of applying tight binding to the feet of young girls to modify the shape and size of their feet. The practice possibly originated among upper class court dancers during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period in 10th-century China, then gradually became popular among the elite during the Song binding eventually spread to most social classes by the Simplified Chinese: 缠足.


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