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China Chic: East Meets West

Steele, Valerie and Major, John S.

ISBN 10: 0300079303 / ISBN 13: 9780300079302
Published by Yale Univ Press, 1999
New Condition: New Hardcover
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Title: China Chic: East Meets West

Publisher: Yale Univ Press

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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China Chic is the first book to explore the evolution of Chinese dress, from the dragon robes and lotus shoes of the imperial era to the creation of new fashions like the cheongsam and the "Mao suit" that symbolised modern Chinese identity.
For China specialists, the focus on fashion will open up an entirely new way of thinking about modern Chinese culture and society. For readers whose primary interest is fashion, China Chic demolishes the Eurocentric myth of an ancient, unchanging mode of dress.

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Valerie Steele is chief curator of the museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.

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