ChnStd  Vol.4 No.2 , May 2015
A Discussion of Chinese Swaddling Culture
ABSTRACT
Every culture has its own swaddling culture. As for China, this swaddling culture can be dated from Shang Dynasty. It is widely employed in not only royal families but also normal families in ancient times, and even till now is still a vital part of Chinese minorities nurturing custom. Swaddle, a long historical nursing product, itself owns a high practical value as well as presenting humanism. Base on ancient literatures and Chinese archaic characters (襁褓), this manuscript will display the unique and profound aspect of Chinese nurturing culture, dispel the misunderstanding of this traditional culture.

Cite this paper
Liu, X. and Ma, Y. (2015) A Discussion of Chinese Swaddling Culture. Chinese Studies, 4, 69-76. doi: 10.4236/chnstd.2015.42011.
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