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Introductions to Chinese Culture

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Introductions to Chinese Culture by Mei Hua
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Chinese clothing has undergone continuous transformations throughout history, providing a reflection of the culture in place at any given time. A wealth of archaeological findings coupled with ancient mythology, poetry and songs enable us to see the development of distinctive Chinese fashions through the ages. This illustrated introductory survey takes the reader through traditional Chinese clothing, ornamentation and ceremonial wear, discusses the importance of silk and the diverse costumes of China's ethnic groups before considering modern trends and China's place in the fashion world today.

Author Biography

Mei Hua is Professor of Women's Studies at Tianjin Normal University and head of the Huamei Clothing Ornament Culturology Study. A columnist for People's Daily, she has published widely on the subject of Chinese clothing and culture.
Release date NZ
March 3rd, 2011
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
3rd Revised edition
Illustrations
1 Maps; 179 Halftones, color
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
170
Dimensions
156x230x10
ISBN-13
9780521186896
Product ID
9703558

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