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Changing clothes in China : fashion, history, nation
AuthorFinnane, Antonia
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherColumbia University Press
Date2008Phys. Desc.xvii, 359 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberGT1555.F56 2008
Changing clothes in China : fashion, history, nation / Antonia Finnane.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-342) and index.
Introduction: Fashion, history, nation -- Ways of seeing -- Fashions in late imperial China -- Soldiers and citizens -- The fashion industry in Shanghai -- Qipao China -- Her brother's clothes -- The new look in the new China -- Dressed to kill in the Cultural Revolution -- Breaking with the past -- Conclusion: Fashion, history, time.
Subject(s)Clothing and dress--China--History
China--Social conditions--1911-1949
China--Social life and customs--19th century
China--Social life and customs--Republic, 1911-1949
Women--China--Social conditions
Women's clothing--China--History
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #11154