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Scholarly Resources for Historical Asian Fashion

Journal Entry: Thu Feb 27, 2014, 7:25 PM


Here’s a list of Scholarly Resources focusing on Historical Asian Fashions that is also available to English readers. Web sources are denoted as (WEB), public domain books available online as (ONLINE BOOK) , while the rest are printed books. Those with previews available on Google books are (PREVIEW ON GOOGLE BOOKS).

I have read most of these books/sources or have had them recommended to me. Some of these books may be out of print, but you may be able to find them at your local library (try Interloan).

More sources will be added as time goes by. Please let me know if you have a recommended source!

 

ASIA / WORLD


CHINA

 

INDIA

  • The Costumes and Textiles of India by J.B. Bhushan (1958)

 

JAPAN

 

KOREA

 

PHILIPPINES


THAILAND / SIAM

 

VIETNAM



  • Mood: Love

Which topics do you find most helpful about the Historical Fashion Timelines? 

46%
108 deviants said One period/era/dynasty showing all genders and different social classes
29%
68 deviants said Anything is fine
9%
22 deviants said One culture/one class (e.g. upper or working class) throughout history
9%
21 deviants said More narrowed topic: hair, hats, shoes, lingerie, styles of mustaches of a culture/gender/class
6%
14 deviants said One narrowed topic showing many cultures (e.g. 19th c. Men's Hairstyles from all over the world or continent)

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star-behind-the-moon Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
all those overviews, definitions, designs are unbelievably helpful! thank you so much! they are easy to understand and look great!
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sarahhite Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014   Digital Artist
beautiful work! <3
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Shasiel Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
I like your research work. Thank you for sharing it here.
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Eternalesque Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your art is beautiful!  I loved everything in your gallery!
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RedBloodSeed Featured By Owner May 22, 2014
wow your art is awesome *w* new watch =3
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xLetsPretend Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist
Your gallery is really aweeesome!! I love to see all those asian clothes, they're really inspiring. I forgot how beautiful they are :iconyuiheavenplz:
And besides that, I was wondering what "Nan" stands for? It is in your deviantID xB
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lilsuika Featured By Owner May 23, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you for the kind words! 
Nan is just the first three letters of my real name. It's also my nickname. :)
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xLetsPretend Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Hobbyist
You're very welcome!
Nice, I was a bit curious about that.
Thanks for answering! Excited Blush 
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ConnellyC113 Featured By Owner May 9, 2014   Traditional Artist
Your art is absolutely beautiful. It reminds me of watercolor.  Every piece, from the historical fashion to the series pieces is stunning in it's own right.
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uriko33 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch ! I really love your art of avatar ! (I'm not sure its a good english sorry :p)
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