Japanese fashion cultures dress and gender in contemporary Japan by Masafumi Monden

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  • Fashion,
  • Clothing and dress,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-195) and index.

Book details

StatementMasafumi Monden
SeriesDress, body, culture, Dress, body, culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT1560 .M63 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 203 pages
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27172475M
ISBN 101472536215, 1472532805
ISBN 109781472536211, 9781472532800
LC Control Number2014010741
OCLC/WorldCa884665061

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