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Minpaku Anthropology Newsletter

Number 35 The Anthropological Study of Humans and Textiles

December 1, 2012 Publication

Number 35 (December. 2012) [PDF: 4.42MB]

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Contents

The Anthropological Study of Humans and Textiles
Discardable and Undiscardable Textiles and Clothing
 ………………Teruo Sekimoto
Urban Transformations in the Value of Used and Old Textiles
 ………………Ilja Van Damme
Shifting Functions of Two Major Second Hand Clothing Markets in 17th–18th Century Edo: Tomizawa and Yanagihara
 ………………Miki Sugiura
Sacred Rag, Shoddy Rag
 ………………Ulara Tamura
Regaining 'Fashion' Value: The Transborder Trading of Second-hand Clothing in East Africa
 ………………Sayaka Ogawa
 
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