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Hello Friends.  We are currently doing some housekeeping on the blog.  You can now find a list of our favorite websites on the side, as well as a few articles in the main menu.  The first one “the Body Politic” … Continue reading

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The Body Politic: Victorian Fashions in Meiji Japan

Last summer I began to work on the fashions of Meiji Japan (1868-1912).  This is a rather unique period in fashion history when the Japanese sought to impress the threatening Western powers by a program of rapid modernization and Westernization.  … Continue reading

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