197 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-195) and index.
ch. 1. Decoding dragons: clothing and Chinese identity -- ch. 2. From foot binding to modern fashion -- ch. 3. Fashion revolution: the Maoist uniform -- ch. 4. China chic: East meets West -- ch. 5. "Our women are acting like foreigners' wives!": Western influences on Tang Dynasty women's fashion / Suzanne E. Cahill -- ch. 6. Military culture and Chinese dress in the early twentieth century / Antonia Finnane -- ch. 7. "A woman has so many parts to her body, life is very hard indeed" / Martha Huang -- ch. 8. Jazzing into modernity: high heels, platforms, and lotus shoes / Dorothy Ko -- ch. 9. Cheung Sam: issues of fashion and cultural identity / Hazel Clark -- ch. 10. Dress and the cultural revolution / Verity Wilson.
Major, John S.
East meets West
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