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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

When watching a historical/period movie or show, which do you despise the most? 

26%
99 deviants said Modernizing historical clothing to make them look more sexy
21%
80 deviants said Inventing a romance that never happen just so there will be a love story
17%
63 deviants said When someone thinks a movie is completely and historically accurate
9%
35 deviants said The costumes look cheap and tacky
8%
29 deviants said Changing or ignoring historical events to increase drama
6%
23 deviants said Modern slang that doesn't exist yet in the dialogue
5%
19 deviants said Villainizing or flanderizing historical characters
4%
16 deviants said Inaccurate/wrong time period historical clothing
2%
7 deviants said Making a historical character older or younger than they should be
1%
5 deviants said All the characters are historical except for the protagonist

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