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The Close-Up series is the first of its kind to give you a concise introduction to individual aspects of China and its people. Each topic is presented by experts in their fields who write with brevity and clarity for the intelligent reader.<P>Women in Tang society enjoyed experimenting with ways to enhance their charms. Not only enthusiastically adopting fashion styles of foreigners who thronged the capital of Chang'an, they were also some of the earliest cross-dressers in history. Through a close-up look at excavated pottery figures and surviving gold and silver objects, a picture emerges of a remarkable open society in which women took an active part.

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ISBN:
9789622176447
Author:
Holdsworth, May
Publisher:
Odyssey Publications
Location:
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
China
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Costume
Subject:
Gender Studies-General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Series:
Genius of China Close-Up Guides
Series Volume:
95-10
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.82x7.04x.15 in. .33 lbs.

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