Japanese immigrant clothing in Hawaii, 1885-1941

by Barbara F. Kawakami

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu

Written in English
Cover of: Japanese immigrant clothing in Hawaii, 1885-1941 | Barbara F. Kawakami
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Places:

  • Hawaii

Subjects:

  • Clothing and dress -- Hawaii -- History.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Hawaii -- Costume.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-246) and index.

StatementBarbara F. Kawakami.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT617.H3 K39 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1737458M
ISBN 100824813510
LC Control Number92042593

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