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A Century of Chinese Fashion 1900-2000


Author(s):
Ze Yuan Yue Hu
Publisher:
China Book
Publication:
10/2016
Languages:
English
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN/SKU:
9780835102940
Pages:
350
Sizes:
257 x 198mm
Weight:
0.7260
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This fascinating book charts the tremendous changes and transformations of fashion in China during the Twentieth Century; changes that moved rapidly and in step with China s equally tumultuous modern history. From the twilight of the dynastic era to increasing Western influences; through international and domestic conflict and the emergence of a new China after nearly a century of war, the history of garments, adornments, traditional social customs, and popular culture, have influenced clothing, textile design, and have changed the course of history for hundreds of millions of people. This unique, decade-by-decade appraisal of Chinese fashion is a must-have book for those interested in popular culture, the history of fashion, and world history.