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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

Favorite Japanese Historical Period? This may or may not influence the next historical fashion infographic. :) 

33%
68 deviants said Edo (17th to mid 19th century)
17%
34 deviants said Heian (8th-12th centuries)
17%
34 deviants said Meiji (1868-1912)
13%
26 deviants said Kamakura to Azuchi-Momoyama (12th-early 17th centuries)
8%
16 deviants said Showa (1926-1989)
7%
14 deviants said Jomon, Yayoi, Kofun (Everything before 538AD)
5%
10 deviants said Taisho (1912-1926)
1%
3 deviants said Asuka and Nara (6th to 8th centuries)

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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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lilsuika Featured By Owner 6 days ago   Digital Artist
Thank you! I'm very glad if they are of help to you. :)
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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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