In the Mood for Cheongsam

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Editions Didier Millet, 2012 - Antiques & Collectibles - 159 pages
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Spanning almost a century, this book examines the origins and development of the cheongsam in the social context of Singapore since its introduction from Shanghai, China, in the 1920s to the present day.
 

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Contents

Preface
9
Introduction
13
The Evolving Meaning of the Cheongsam
33
Prominent Women
77
The Producers of Cheongsam
111
Glossary
147
Endnotes
152
Bibliography and Further Reading
156
Index
158
Picture Credits
159
Acknowledgements
160
Back Cover
161
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