Japanese Immigrant Clothing in Hawaii, 1885-1941
Examines the clothes that Japanese men and women in Hawaii wore, and how the changes reveal the shift in identity from foreigner to Japanese American over two generations. Draws on interviews, preserved pieces of clothing, literature, and photographs from family collections, many of which are reproduced. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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