Chinese Clothing: An Illustrated Guide, and: Mandarin Squares: Mandarins and Their Insignia, and: Chinese Dragon Robes, and: Traditional Chinese Clothing in Hong Kong and South China, 1840-1980 (review)

Chinese Clothing: An Illustrated Guide, and: Mandarin Squares: Mandarins and Their Insignia, and:... Reviews 449 Valery Garrett. Chinese Clothing: An Illustrated Guide. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. xiv, 224 pp. 100 color plates, 196 black and white figures, glossary, bibliography, index. Hardcover $65.00, ISBN 0­19­ 586426­3. Valery Garrett. Mandarin Squares: Mandarins and their Insignia. Images of Asia series. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press (China) Ltd., 1990. v, 66 pp. 24 color plates, 91 black and white figures, glossary, bibliography, index. Hardcover $21.95, ISBN 0­19­585239­7. Valery Garrett. Chinese Dragon Robes. Images of Asia series. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press (China) Ltd., 1998. vii, 72 pp. 24 color plates, 19 black and white figures, bibliography, index. Hardcover $12.95, ISBN 0­19­ 586426­3. Valery Garrett. Traditional Chinese Clothing in Hong Kong and South China 1840­1980. Images of Asia series. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press (China) Ltd., 1987. v, 87 pp. 15 color plates, 20 black and white figures, glossary, bibliography, index. Hardcover $12.95, ISBN 0­19­584174­3. Historically, people have used clothing to create a visual representation of their individual selves; in the process, the dressed self has become the result of a synthesis of culture and the individual. While clothing has been integrally important to many cultures, in China the use of clothing as a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

Chinese Clothing: An Illustrated Guide, and: Mandarin Squares: Mandarins and Their Insignia, and: Chinese Dragon Robes, and: Traditional Chinese Clothing in Hong Kong and South China, 1840-1980 (review)

China Review International, Volume 7 (2) – Sep 1, 2000

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Reviews 449 Valery Garrett. Chinese Clothing: An Illustrated Guide. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. xiv, 224 pp. 100 color plates, 196 black and white figures, glossary, bibliography, index. Hardcover $65.00, ISBN 0­19­ 586426­3. Valery Garrett. Mandarin Squares: Mandarins and their Insignia. Images of Asia series. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press (China) Ltd., 1990. v, 66 pp. 24 color plates, 91 black and white figures, glossary, bibliography, index. Hardcover $21.95, ISBN 0­19­585239­7. Valery Garrett. Chinese Dragon Robes. Images of Asia series. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press (China) Ltd., 1998. vii, 72 pp. 24 color plates, 19 black and white figures, bibliography, index. Hardcover $12.95, ISBN 0­19­ 586426­3. Valery Garrett. Traditional Chinese Clothing in Hong Kong and South China 1840­1980. Images of Asia series. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press (China) Ltd., 1987. v, 87 pp. 15 color plates, 20 black and white figures, glossary, bibliography, index. Hardcover $12.95, ISBN 0­19­584174­3. Historically, people have used clothing to create a visual representation of their individual selves; in the process, the dressed self has become the result of a synthesis of culture and the individual. While clothing has been integrally important to many cultures, in China the use of clothing as a

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