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Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia

S. Heijin Lee, Christina H. Moon, and Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu


Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia centralizes fashion and beauty in the shaping of Asian modernities and the formation of the so-called Asian Century. The authors assembled here train our eyes on sites as far-flung and varied and yet as intimate and intimately connected as Guangzhou and Los Angeles, Saigon and Seoul, New York and Toronto, in order to map the transnational and transregional connections that have made new worlds and life paths possible. By connecting individual stories to large-scale circuits, this interdisciplinary anthology moves beyond common characterizations of Asians ... More

Keywords: fashion, beauty, Asia, transnational, transregional, modernity, Asian Century, time, labor

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781479892150
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479892150.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

S. Heijin Lee, editor
New York University

Christina H. Moon, editor
Parsons School of Design

Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu, editor
New York University

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