5000 Years of Chinese Costumes

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Xun Zhou, Chunming Gao
China Books & Periodicals, 1987 - Art - 256 pages
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Intensively researched and lavishly illustrated, this book provides a comprehensive history of Chinese clothing design. "This beautifully designed and printed volume is one of the best".--The New York Times.

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Contents

Tables of Contents of Illustrations
9
Primitive Clothing and Accessories
14
Hairstyles and Headdresses of the Shang Dynasty
15
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Zhou Xun is the ESRC Research Fellow in the history department at the School of Oriental and Asian Studies at the University of London. She is coeditor with Sander L. Gilman of "Smoke," published by Reaktion Books, and coauthor of "Narcotic Culture," published by the University of Chicago Press. Francesca Tarocco is a musicologist and lecturer in Buddhist studies at the University of Manchester.

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