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Title Visualizing beauty : gender and ideology in modern East Asia / edited by Aida Yuen Wong.
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  HQ1220.E37 V57 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 177 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-173) and index
Contents Beauty battle: politics and portraiture in late Meiji Japan / Karen M. Fraser -- Painting manuals and gendered modernity in Republican-era Shanghai / Lisa Claypool -- How "modern" was the modern woman? Crossed legs and modernity in 1930s Shanghai calendar posters, pictorial magazines, and cartoons / Francesca Dal Lago -- Fashioning appearances: feminine beauty in Chinese Communist revolutionary culture / Hung-yok Ip -- The modern girl (Modeon Geol) as a contested symbol in colonial Korea / Yeon Shim Chung -- Female images in 1930s Korea: virtuous women and good mothers / Yisoon Kim -- Japanese images of Asian women in "traditional" clothes in the age of empire / Kaoru Kojima -- The gender of beauty in architectural and interior design discourse in modern Japan / Sarah Teasley.
Subject Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- East Asia -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- East Asia -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Related Names Wong, Aida Yuen, 1968-
ISBN 9789888083893 (hbk.)
9888083899 (hbk.)
9789888083909 (pbk.)
9888083902 (pbk.)
OCLC number 778327680