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Nicolas Tackett. The Origins of the Chinese Nation: Song China and the Forging of an East Asian World Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 354 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-64748-6.
Reviewed by Hilde De Weerdt (Leiden University) Published on H-Nationalism (August, 2018) Commissioned by Krisztina K. Lajosi-Moore (University of Amsterdam)
There are few histories as entangled as ‘global fashion’ in terms of crafting identities, negotiating change, developing technologies and making communities. Diverse ‘world’ fashion histories have often remained largely undocumented, outside of global fashion histories, or framed as traditional, ethnic and/or unchanging; that is, stereotyped and stigmatized as non-fashion.
RE: Nationalist media portrayals of refugees, displaced, forced migration to/within Lebanon from 1914-present