[SupChina] The Manchu queue: One hairstyle to rule them all

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How did the queue — a hairstyle characterized by a bare forehead and a single long braid of hair — come to define the Qing dynasty, and subject those who wore that hairstyle to mockery from outsiders?

Read the article by James Carter: https://supchina.com/2021/07/21/the-manchu-queue-one-hairstyle-to-rule-them-all/

Narrated by Kaiser Kuo.

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