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Chinese Costumes (Cultural China Series)(English Edition)

Author:Hua Mei

Publication date:2010-01-01

ISBN:9787508516615

Language:English

Abstract:

Clothes and ornaments are important facets of any culture, and this book looks at attire and accessories worn by China's ethnic groups throughout history. It is a study that reflects various aspects of Chinese society, such as the prevailing politics, economy, culture, folklore and belief system. It...
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Clothes and ornaments are important facets of any culture, and this book looks at attire and accessories worn by China's ethnic groups throughout history. It is a study that reflects various aspects of Chinese society, such as the prevailing politics, economy, culture, folklore and belief system. It also highlights the strong influence of traditional Chinese customs and etiquette on clothing and ornaments.

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  • 封面

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  • 扉页

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  • 版权页

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  • 目录

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  • 作者简介

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  • Preface

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  • A Brief History of Ancient Garments

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  • Clothes and Hierarchy in Ancient Times

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  • Silk, the Silk Road and the Art of Embroidery

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  • Beauty of Primitive Garments

    10
  • Trends in Modern Garments

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  • Appendix: Chronological Table of the Chinese Dynasties

    12
  • CHINESE CLOTHING

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